Liao Yiwu stopped from attending German literary festival
On Monday, outspoken Chinese poet Liao Yiwu had barely boarded his flight from Chengdu to Cologne when he was ordered to get off. Liao was planning to attend a… More
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PEN America is alarmed by the recent news out of Brigham Young University-Idaho (@byuidaho). Firing professors—or not renewing their contracts—because of their #LGBTQ+ related expression is a grave threat to academic freedom. https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2022/12/01/new-church-office-cutting-faculty-members-brigham-young
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An inspiring interview and a reminder of taking responsibility rather than blaming/doing nothing. https://twitter.com/penamerica/status/1598344934813323265
"Reading and writing is activism," says Kavita Das, author of Craft & Conscience, in the new #PENTen interview.
Read it here: https://pen.org/the-pen-ten-an-interview-with-kavita-das/ #authors #interview