Artist Jenny Holzer to Light Up Rockefeller Center in Tribute to PEN America’s 100 Years of Defending Free Expression
Suzanne Nossel, CEO of PEN America, said: “Because her work reifies and celebrates words, there could not be an artist more fitting to celebrate PEN America’s centenary than the… More
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What does it mean when 116 books are "restricted" based on a single person's complaint?
PEN America's @jonfreadom details the variety of books that get caught up in such "bans," the stigmatizing effects that "restricted lists" can have—and the #FirstAmendment implications... 🧵
“To tell a story. It’s a radical act,” says @JennyBoylan. “Tell me what’s more revolutionary than telling your story, telling it in a way that opens people’s hearts.” https://www.themainemag.com/how-one-trans-activist-author-found-truth-and-acceptance-in-maine/
Join @EnrigueAlvaro & DREAMing Out Loud writers @theSoniaG & t. jahan to celebrate new migrant anthologies & discuss their works at a free @BKBF event on Oct. 2! @PENamerica
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