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The evening’s celebration will get started soon! Tune into the 2022 #PENgala LIVE at 7:30PM ET: https://youtu.be/yImyr9NUWf4
We are honored to have Vladyslav Yesypenko’s family join us at the #PENgala tonight. They will be accepting the PEN/Barbey #FreedomToWrite Award on his behalf in recognition of his courage and vital work as a journalist in Ukraine.