PEN World Voices Festival Tenth Anniversary Highlights
Founded in 2005 under the direction of Salman Rushdie, the PEN World Voices Festival has hosted more than 1,400 writers from 78 countries, speaking 56 languages. More
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It’s #BannedBooksWeek! This year’s theme is a reminder of the unifying power of stories and the divisiveness of censorship. Find ways to take action at http://ala.org/bbooks #BooksUniteUs
ICYMI: For this week's #PENTen interview, we spoke with award-winning essayist, poet, playwright, and film producer José Vadi (@vadiparty) about navigating truth in writing, how his writing habits have changed over time, and more: https://bit.ly/3o281Hp.
We at ARC, @PenAmerica, @pen_int, & the many organizations involved in his release are overjoyed that Cuban artist & activist Hamlet Lavastida is now out of jail. He has relentlessly put the fight for artistic freedom in Cuba above his own plight. #artisnotacrime #11J #27N #Cuba