The Broken Shelf: Part 1: Disfigured HaikuLife as Broken ShelvesIs one without acknowledgementTreasured tales collapse.The Broken Shelf: Part 2: LimerickThe shelf reeked of knowledge and dustIts hefty insides were…More
At least 55 artists and writers have been imprisoned, or put under house arrest or surveillance since this summer's mass protests against the Cuban government, PEN America says. The new Decree-Law 35 makes online criticism of the state a cybercrime. https://n.pr/39HNq2w
Join us on Oct 7 for a conversation with Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka and Professor Farah Jasmine Griffin (@FJasmineG) about Soyinka’s new novel. Register for the free, virtual #LIVEfromNYPL and #PENOutLoud @PENamerica event. https://on.nypl.org/2W5FaXa
Don't miss Black academics @profblmkelley, @pornoscholar, and @daniellepurifoy discuss the growing movement against the teaching of black history & racism as part of our #BannedBooksWeek conversation with @rofhiwabooks on 10/1! Register here: https://bit.ly/3nYQjVj.