The PEN Ten with Sorayya Khan
I’ve always believed that writing is a political act, a way to explore injustice, a place to contemplate complicity, forgiveness, and the possibility of a better world. More
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Still reeling from the Literary Activism Summit a few weeks ago. We got to talk banned books, community building through literature, activism, and what the amazing Iris Morales called our contemporary “battle of ideas.” @PENamerica @SchomburgCenter @RaquelWillis_
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This #WomensHistoryMonth, PEN staff came together to list books that deeply impacted us, and helped us understand sisterhood, and the importance of lifting each other up through a poststructuralist, hetero-patriarchal world. Happy reading and growing!