Kathy Griffin, Chrissy Metz, and Susan Kelechi Watson Join Illustrious Lineup of PEN America’s 2019 LitFest Gala in LA
“We could not be more excited to have Kathy Griffin and Chrissy Metz joining our LitFest Gala lineup this year. These incredible women have both used their voices to… More
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Join us to hear Linda Labeija read work from the 2022 Prison Writing Awards at Break Out on Dec 2nd. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/break-out-celebrating-the-2022-pen-america-prison-writing-award-winners-tickets-433513068257
So I did a thing for #GivingTuesday ! Do you support the FReadom to read? Then fight back by making your own Orange Challenge video and donate to organizations defending FReadom like @PENamerica @OIF @EveryLibrary @UABookBans https://www.tiktok.com/t/ZTRCuYYMG/
"In the case of social media, the regulation of your speech is the product. If a platform becomes too toxic, then it is useless for anyone except those who want an extremist ghetto of agitators," writes @NesrineMalik https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/nov/28/elon-musk-twitter-free-speech-donald-trump-kanye-west #FreeSpeech #ElonMusk #Twitter