Indiana School Should Reinstate Professor Dismissed Over “Little Hitler” Video
“This dismissal is an alarming affront to free speech and the creative and artistic licenses that professors should enjoy as private citizens." More
PEN/Barbara Goldsmith Freedom to Write Award: Ayşe Berktay
PEN American Center named Ayşe Berktay, a translator, writer, and activist in Turkey, as the recipient of its 2013 PEN/Barbara Goldsmith Freedom to Write Award. Berktay, a leading advocate… More
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"ARC and @PENamerica extend our thoughts to Henry Reese from @cityofasylum Pittsburgh, our close and beloved partner and ARC advisory committee member, who sustained injuries while moderating the event with Salman Rushdie earlier today." - Julie Trébault, ARC
It is hard to find words to express the emotions occasioned by today’s shocking attack on Salman Rushdie. As our former @PENamerica president, Salman's leadership in the wake of 9/11 set the course for the two decades which have followed. He remains a tireless... 1/4
...advocate for imperiled writers, for unfettered intellectual and creative exchange, and one of the last half-century's great champions of freedom of expression. But it's in his own seminal, truly challenging body of work that... 2/4