The PEN Ten with Christopher Bollen
I’m sure that particular piece of writing is horrifically melodramatic, but it did break down some invisible barrier between me and the page. It made me a braver writer. More
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Lewinsky is one of many public figures in the USA who will face impersonation if @Twitter goes ahead with Musk’s unwise plan to [email protected] people & organizations who don’t pay for @TwitterBlue.
(It will be worse in other nations, given
@TwitterSafety & @TwitterSupport capacity.) https://twitter.com/MonicaLewinsky/status/1639972616210632708
[email protected] discussed the cancellation of a class at @EasternFlorida after a student felt "discomfort" over a discussion of civil rights, highlighting the chilling effect to the Florida academic system of Ron DeSantis' yet-to-be-implemented #StopWOKEAct. https://www.msnbc.com/alex-wagner-tonight/watch/florida-student-s-discomfort-causes-cancellation-of-civil-rights-class-166822981602
LISTEN to these middle-grade-reading heroes!
at #sokybf23 this weekend, i also listened to kids expression a mix of excitement and worry about what they can access and read... 1/2 https://twitter.com/PENamerica/status/1640039852593799170