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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This Friday, December 2 at 7! Join @BKLYNlibrary and @PENamerica in celebrating the launch of the fifth annual PEN America Prison Writing Awards Anthology, Variations on an Undisclosed Location. RSVP here: https://bklynlib.org/3VEHBJt
Iranian artists have called for an international boycott of cultural institutions run by the Iranian government. This development comes amid growing anti-government art activism by Iranians inside and outside the country after the death of #MahsaAmini https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/nov/28/iranian-artists-call-for-boycott-of-cultural-institutions-with-links-to-regime
We join over 70 leading editors, lawyers, journalists, publishers, and experts in urging the #UK government to back meaningful anti #SLAPP protections to defend media freedom #StopSLAPPs https://bit.ly/3AWkB0p