PEN’s New Members / New Books Party: December 5
Calling all Professional Members! PEN President Peter Godwin and Membership Committee Co-Chairs Elinor Lipman & Rob Spillman invite you to PEN’s annual New Members/New Books Party More
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A @JFKLibrary celebration, Sat 4/2!
Colette Hemingway honors 2023 PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel finalists & winner @OscarHokeah, author of Calling for a Blanket Dance.
Award-winning author Jennifer Haigh delivers the keynote address. Free event! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/penhemingway-award-celebration-tickets-535952015907
Parents have the right:
to have their child learn about classic art works like David;
to have their child learn about desegregation shown in Ruby Bridges;
to have their child learn about historic figures like Rosa Parks.
Republicans are taking away those parental rights. https://twitter.com/penamerica/status/1640740444504989697
Despite attempts, my books haven't been banned in Volusia, but it's the same books targeted all over. If you're as outraged as I am, please go to a school board mtg. Support orgs fighting this every day like @FLFreedomRead @PENAmerica. #FreeTheBooks http://pen.org/action