You Wait for Me with Dust: Worldwide Reading for Liu Xiaobo
Today, over 100 individuals, organizations, bookstores, and PEN centers are participating in a worldwide reading organized to honor our imprisoned colleague, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo. More
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Glad to have contributed to this online anthology from writers in India and the diaspora, such as Salman Rushdie, @suketumehta, Jhumpa Lahiri & Geetanjali Shree, with reflections on India's momentous anniversary. Please take a glance https://pen.org/india-at-75/ @PENamerica
Talking about the Salman Rushdie attack, @PENamerica CEO @SuzanneNossel just now on MSNBC said it has stiffened the organization’s resolve. “We are not going to let this silence Salman or any other writers.”
If we don’t defend free speech, we live in tyranny: @SalmanRushdie shows us that, writes @MargaretAtwood https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/aug/15/salman-rushdie-free-speech-tyranny-satanic-verses?CMP=share_btn_tw #SalmanRushdie #FreeSpeech