The PEN World Voices Festival As It Happened: “Armenian Genocide: A Dark Paradigm”
The event was not a bleak centennial memorial but rather an inspiring commemoration of Armenian authors who continue to endure through the cultural lives of their work. More
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Writers and celebrities have reacted with shock and horror after author Salman Rushdie was attacked onstage at an event in New York state on Friday. #SalmanRushdie https://www.theguardian.com/books/2022/aug/12/salman-rushdie-attack-reaction-journalists-writers-celebrities
Just hours before the attack, Salman Rushdie emailed @PENamerica requesting help finding safe refuge for Ukrainian writers. Over the years he has been devoted to assisting others who are vulnerable and menaced. May he survive this horror.