Mercilessly I’m spared: / others drink the red wine in the cellar. / More and more weightless / my body: the clothes on the pole / are an image… More
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In the 2021-22 school year 317 picture books were banned. Most feature a protagonist of color or characters who reflect the LGBTQ+ experience. Many are nonfiction, including histories of civil rights and gay pride. Many are books about animals or babies. https://pen.org/banned-picture-books-2022/
Watch this. She knows what’s at stake. https://twitter.com/penamerica/status/1638729237027864579
This is infuriating, scary, and heartbreaking. https://twitter.com/penamerica/status/1639272069111115780