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Hong Kong police have made 621 requests to remove social media posts allegedly containing misinformation or defamatory content since January, marking a significant increase from the 81 made in 2017 and 32 in 2018: https://bit.ly/34dP0Ej via @HongKongFP.
. @poetswritersinc has shared their annual look at poets whose debut collections are extraordinarily impactful & insightful. We are thrilled to see PEN America's former Emerging Voices fellow Sara Borjas (@saraborhaz) included among them: https://bit.ly/2Ec953u.
"The human touch that small bookstores offer draws people in," says an independent bookstore co-owner. Independent booksellers are seeing their industry recover from the devastation that began with the arrival of Amazon: https://abcn.ws/2PgqGxx via @ABC.