DARE to be Informed

Weekly round-up of notable goings-on and pressing threats to free expression in the United States and around the world. More

DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression

White House press office getting quieter; new Poet Laureate named; counter-terrorism and digital freedom in Europe, and more in free expression issues around the world. More

Poets Rally for Iranian Colleagues

We the undersigned poets join with PEN American Center to appeal for the immediate nullification of the sentences given to poets Fatemeh Ekhtesari and Mehdi Mousavi. More

Memoir and Memory with Tracy K. Smith (video)

A panel of brilliant, envelope-pushing memoirists examines what happens when the most intimate details of a writer’s life become the subject of his or her professional work. More

Memoir and Memory (full video)

Where does memory end and imagination begin? Autobiographical writing has occupied many of the most eloquent minds of our time. A panel of brilliant, envelope-pushing memoirists examines what happens… More

Memoir and Memory (full audio)

A panel of brilliant, envelope-pushing memoirists examined what happens when the most intimate details of a writer’s life become the subject of his or her professional work. More

Memoir and Memory with Tracy K. Smith (audio)

Where does memory end and imagination begin? Autobiographical writing has occupied many of the most eloquent minds of our time. A panel of brilliant, envelope-pushing memoirists examines what happens… More

Memoir and Memory with Michael Ondaatje (audio)

Where does memory end and imagination begin? Autobiographical writing has occupied many of the most eloquent minds of our time. A panel of brilliant, envelope-pushing memoirists examines what happens… More

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