The PEN Ten: An Interview with Theresa Warburton and Elissa Washuta
This July Fourth, we celebrate Native American culture and literary traditions, with an interview with Elissa Washuta and Theresa Warburton. Read more here. More
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Three months ago I heard Salman Rushdie speak at the PEN World Voices Festival. He said: “A poem cannot stop a bullet. A novel can’t defuse a bomb … But we are not helpless … We can sing the truth & name the liars.” We must tell better stories than the tyrants.
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