The PEN Pod: Honoring Literary Excellence with Ruben Quesada and Clarisse Rosaz Shariyf
PEN America’s Clarisse Rosaz Shariyf joins poet and Literary Awards committee member Ruben Quesada for a conversation about how awards can help diversify and advance the American literary canon. More
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"Reading and writing is activism," says Kavita Das, author of Craft & Conscience, in the new #PENTen interview.
Read it here: https://pen.org/the-pen-ten-an-interview-with-kavita-das/ #authors #interview
Internet users in #China will soon be held liable for "liking" posts deemed illegal or harmful, sparking fears that the world’s second largest economy plans to control social media like never before. https://www.cnn.com/2022/11/30/media/china-new-internet-rule-punish-liking-posts-intl-hnk#:~:text=Internet%20users%20in%20China%20will,social%20media%20like%20never%20before
So I spoke with @KUER journalist Martha Harris about Alpine's decision to remove 22 books from its libraries. You can read my comments. And you can read the comments of one of the parents in support of the ban. Enough said. #bookbanning @PENamerica https://www.kuer.org/education/2022-11-29/these-are-the-22-books-removed-from-utahs-alpine-school-district