Maykel Osorbo has been a frequent target of the Cuban regime for his outspoken critiques of the government. He has been detained since May 18, 2021 for “resistance” for his co-writing of the rap song “Patria y Vida.” Learn more: https://bit.ly/3rKBhUj.
NEW: "No student ought to be intimidated or punished by school authorities for their political speech." Read our statement in response to Flagler Palm Coast High School's decision to impose disciplinary action against @Jack_Petocz. https://pen.org/press-release/disciplinary-action-against-florida-student-jack-petocz-for-dont-say-gay-protests-called-unconscionable/
2021 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction winner, MOONRISE OVER NEW JESSUP by @lionesstales, is a @PublishersLunch Buzz Books Editors Panel pick! @AlgonquinBooks https://www.eventbrite.com/e/buzz-books-editors-panel-tickets-327465627507