“We Think in Stories”: A PEN Ten Interview with Namwali Serpell
"We think in stories. It’s so constitutive that 'need' is an understatement. It’s more like blood than water." More
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This report tells a heartbreaking story of cultural persecution ... but we can do something about it. Great work by @PenUkraine and @PENAmerica's @LieslGerntholtz, a co-author. Read👇 https://twitter.com/LieslGerntholtz/status/1598687340557471744