PEN America at the 2019 AWP Conference and Bookfair
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‘Putin has repeatedly claimed that Ukrainian culture and language simply don’t exist. By targeting art museums, music halls, libraries, theaters, and historical sites, he attempts to make it so.’
Brilliant @ayadakhtar for @PENamerica https://pen.org/on-war-and-cultural-erasure/
This is a worry in Tx upcoming legislative session that a punitive state law will lead districts to overreact and censor themselves out of fear. (like this district in MO removing The Hate U Give). @penamerica @uabookbans https://www.emissourian.com/local_news/st-clair-district-pulls-book-from-library-shelves-as-schools-statewide-grapple-with-new-state/article_f624eaa4-7681-11ed-b2ee-b7df4d46e30a.html
Jenn Dees @PENamerica: What is your favorite bookstore, or library?
@knguyenpoetry: The Milton R. Abrahams Branch of the @OmahaLibrary. https://twitter.com/PENamerica/status/1600942176900304896