PEN Nepal: Increasing Access to Literature for Young Readers
The key free expression challenges faced by PEN Nepal are limited sources of income...physical dangers faced by writers, and impunity faced by those who are engaged in violence against… More
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"If a young person has a question about anything in life, the safe and accurate place to get the information is not the internet—it's the library," said former teacher Monica Edwards
League City, TX voted to ban children's books on certain topics anyway https://www.axios.com/local/houston/2022/12/08/league-city-children-book-criteria
In this week's #PENTen interview, PEN America’s Los Angeles Program Director Jenn Dees speaks with @knguyenpoetry, author of Here I Am Burn Me (@writebloody Publishing, 2022). https://pen.org/the-pen-ten-an-interview-with-kimberly-nguyen/ #AuthorsOfTwitter
In the 2021-22 school year, 75% of banned books were fiction. Banning fiction stifles the imagination of children.
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