The PEN Ten: An Interview in Translation with Duanwad Pimwana
"Try taking a look at yourself, at society and life again through the world of literature. Maybe you’ll find a truer reality and see why people need stories." More
2015 PEN Translation Prize: Four Questions for Winner Denise Newman
"The great pleasure of translating is being able to enter into the timelessness of the text...there’s comfort in such concentrated work. It must be the language equivalent of what… More
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Election lies create real-world danger: A report from the House Oversight Committee offers new details into how election #misinformation has hamstrung the work of election offices and spurred a deluge of violent threats against their workers.
Meta's new prototype chatbot has told the BBC that the Mark Zuckerberg-led company "exploits people for money and he doesn't care. It needs to stop!"
Meta says the #AI chatbot can chat on "nearly any topic" but might produce rude or offensive answers. https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-62497674
UPDATE. Now being unbanned...
Following our outcry @PENamerica, the Alpine school district in UT will *no longer* be removing 52 books outright, but "temporarily restricting" them, so that parents can opt their kids into being allowed to read them if they so choose. #FReadom /1 https://twitter.com/PENamerica/status/1554209510134525952