Allen Ginsberg Sings at the 1986 PEN International Congress
In celebration of Allen Ginsberg's birthday week, here are two recordings featuring Ginsberg from the PEN America Archives. More
Zadie Smith: Dead White Authors and Political Identity
I never felt the need to defend the books I liked. Whatever is the best writing, as far as I can tell or feel, that’s what I’m interested in. More
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“Abolish” is a big word. If you’re using it, you better be sure you’re using it right. That’s why @jrezaian’s been reluctant to even comment on the news that Iran “abolished” — according to an embarrassing number of headlines — its morality police. https://wapo.st/3uvQXM0
Incredible! On the 2nd day of 3 days of nationwide strikes in Iran, this is how Isfahan’s Grand Bazaar looks like. More than 2 months into the protests, one more time, protesters are gaining momentum…#MahsaAmini #مهسا_امینی #اعتصاب_سراسری #IranRevolution
PEN America and @PenSydney Condemn Arrests of 3 More Iranian Writers, as #Iran Continues Crackdown on Free Expression Targeting Writers and Artists. https://pen.org/press-release/pen-america-and-pen-sydney-condemn-arrests-of-3-more-iranian-writers-as-iran-continues-crackdown-on-free-expression-targeting-writers-and-artists/