Banned Together: A Censorship Cabaret with Special Guest PEN America
2017 Literary Gala: Stephen Sondheim, PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award
But then I thought: There are other repressions besides political ones. There’s the repression of imagination fostered by parents who don’t understand or teachers who aren’t interested. More
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