The PEN Pod: On Protesting Book Bans with the Students of York, PA
“We saw. . . what was happening at our school and we wanted to take immediate action. . . . Because we knew we had to do it.” More
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Hackers backed by the Iranian government have targeted two Human Rights Watch staff members and at least 18 other high-profile activists, journalists, researchers, academics, diplomats, and politicians working on Middle East issues, @hrw said today. https://www.hrw.org/news/2022/12/05/iran-state-backed-hacking-activists-journalists-politicians
PEN Birmingham is excited to continue the Birmingham Reads Program at @oneallib on December 8th, as we explore southern vernacular and cultural identity through @imaniperry's South to America. Register Here: https://pen.org/event/birmingham-reads-high-art-from-the-hollar/
Many great 📚s abt Black music on @pitchfork’s list, including @dancharnas’ Dilla Time & @danamo’s Shine Bright. But why so few books by Black authors? This reflects a systemic problem in publishing that needs to change. ✊🏽 1/