Censored by China: Defending Creative Expression in a Global Market
Join PEN America Today
Defend free expression, support persecuted writers, and promote literary culture.
Get updates on events, literary awards, free expression issues, and global news.
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/