The PEN Pod: The Power of Writing in the Now with Rhonda Mitchell
“If you’re not vulnerable, people don’t resonate with your experience—unless they can walk in your shoes, they can’t connect. That’s the power of how we’re telling stories now.” More
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CEO of @PENamerica, Suzanne Nossel, joins us to talk about her new (really great) #book, Dare to Speak: Defending #FreeSpeech for All, and important aspects of #opendiscourse in today's political and social context. #podcast #BookRecommendation
Such a pleasure to chat with @kavitamix about her book Craft and Conscience: How to Write About Social Issues! https://twitter.com/kavitamix/status/1598355263265947649
PEN America is alarmed by the recent news out of Brigham Young University-Idaho (@byuidaho). Firing professors—or not renewing their contracts—because of their #LGBTQ+ related expression is a grave threat to academic freedom. https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2022/12/01/new-church-office-cutting-faculty-members-brigham-young