2016 PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award: J.K. Rowling
JK Rowling has used her talents and stature as a writer to fight inequality on both a local and global level. Herself the frequent object of censorship in schools… More
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“The kinds of people who stood up for me in the bad years might not do so now,” @SalmanRushdie told The Guardian in 2021. “The idea that being offended is a valid critique has gained a lot of traction.” (1/3)
Don't miss historian Jonathan Zimmerman's piece on the #history #education wars, part of the Freedom to Learn Series @madebyhistory @washingtonpost, sponsored by PEN America. https://www.washingtonpost.com/made-by-history/2022/08/15/truth-about-history-education-wars-2022/
"The bravest persevere. We must not let them down." @mirakamdar
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