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ICYMI, @AKurkov of @PenUkraine spoke at the #PENWorldVoices festival earlier this month; @TIME has reprinted his moving remarks, including: "Reality is now scarier, more dramatic than any fictional prose. In this context novels lose their meaning."
Ukrainian journalist Vladyslav Yesypenko was arrested in Crimea for doing his work. Tonight @PENamerica awarded him the PEN Barbey Freedom to Write Award. He remains imprisoned under fabricated charges. We seek his immediate release. #FreeYesypenko