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In a statement co-signed by @pen_int, @atriskartists & @hrw, over 300 artists, including Meryl Streep, @isabelallende, @AlinejadMasih & @shahidul, call on the Cuban government to immediately stop its abuses against Cuban artists. Read the letter here: https://bit.ly/3rMmLw3.
NYC! Don't miss your chance to hear from @SuzanneNossel, @ayadakhtar, @WajahatAli, @jennyboylan, Carmen Maria Machado & @JohnHMcWhorter on self-censorship from the perspective of the writer TOMORROW at 7PM ET. Register for FREE: https://bit.ly/2Z0Ikgn.
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