2019 Literary Gala: Jennifer Egan & Suzanne Nossel
Below are PEN America President Jennifer Egan and PEN America CEO Suzanne Nossel's remarks from the 2019 PEN America Literary Gala. Jennifer Egan I’m Jennifer Egan, president of PEN America, and… More
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This request to remove Robie Harris's 'It's Perfectly Normal' epitomizes where we are in the book ban fight -- the complainant was not even in a parent in the district! Often, these complaints are just being fired off wherever they can be lodged. https://www.seacoastonline.com/story/news/education/2021/12/01/york-school-department-gets-request-remove-changing-bodies-book/8807003002/
"Diversity in the Media is 10-20% less diverse than the general US workforce." @OMFoundation executive director Tony Shawcross @Deproduction spoke on the lack of proper representation in America’s media landscape at PEN America's Keeping It Local event: https://bit.ly/3l1ADyp.
Troubled by this cancellation at @UofSC. The pressures on universities to cancel academic discussions that might in any way be contentious is growing -- but universities have got to stop giving in to them. #academicfreedom https://twitter.com/KjetilTronvoll/status/1466102267103297541