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The exodus of teachers from the #EdScare could pose major challenges for the fall. Have lost track of all the LGBTQ teachers fired or resigning already. Some are waiting for the end of the school year to quit and speak publicly. https://nyti.ms/3MD98H1
GREY BEES author and @PenUkraine president @AKurkov enjoyed a night on the town with @newyorker during the #PENWorldVoices festival last week. "I write in Russian. I am not a Russian writer," he said. "Literature is dead in Russia."
The #PENgala livestream will kick off at 7:30PM ET! Join PEN America & host @Faith_Salie for an evening of celebration as we recognize this year's honorees and highlight PEN America's work defending free expression in U.S. and around the world: https://bit.ly/3LzjuWQ.