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Mark Doty, winner of the 1997 PEN/Albrand Award, on entering into other experiences through literature. (via https://t.co/vzMF81VcgL)
Award-winning photographer Shahidul Alam, who was accused of spreading "false propaganda" after criticizing the Bangladesh government for attacking journalists and student protesters, has been denied bail. https://t.co/ISNgH1dGBm
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