Kate Ruane Joins PEN America as Inaugural Sy Syms Director, U.S. Free Expression Programs
(WASHINGTON)-- PEN America, the free expression and literary advocacy organization, today announced the appointment of Kate Ruane as the inaugural Sy Syms Director, U.S. Free Expression programs. Ruane joins… More
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This Wednesday, a group of Utah community members held a @LetUtahRead "Read In" at the Utah Capitol. (organized by @PENamerica with partners @acluutah @UtahLibAssoc @EveryLibrary) 🧵#bannedbookthread
📝Applications for the @PENamerica Emerging Voices Fellowship are now open! ✏️Twelve fellows will receive an honorarium of $1,500. Fellows will be paired with a mentor to serve as a source of guidance for the project. ➡️ Deadline is Jan 31— Apply NOW: http://bit.ly/3JgU8zM
The vagueness is the point. @ThePlumLineGS gets it right. Lawmakers had many chances to make the Don't Say Gay law clearer; they kept it vague. State guidance has also gone further than the original law, w/ worse penalties. Results are #Chilling #EdScare