Writers in Dialogue: 2020 Russian Poetry Translation
Writers in Residence: A Poem-From-Home with Oksana Vasyakina
Poet Oksana Vasyakina invites us into her study, where she shares her latest piece, “These people didn’t know my father.” More
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A Turkish court has detained well-known journalist Sedef Kabas for allegedly insulting the country's president. She is accused of targeting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with a proverb which she quoted on live television on an opposition-linked TV channel.https://bbc.in/3IvGYva
ICYMI: We spoke with Quiara Alegría Hudes, author of MY BROKEN LANGUAGE, about which writers she's most excited by right now, what prompted her to write MY BROKEN LANGUAGE, and more: https://pen.org/the-pen-ten-quiara-alegria-hudes. #PENTen
I imagine there are still likely to be scores of UF professors who will sidestep getting involved in any form of public testimony, just b/c the politics, risk, intimidation factors here are so high. The damage may already be done in FL. #academicfreedom https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/21/us/florida-professors-free-speech.html