International PEN protests the one-year prison sentence handed down to Nor Oriente editor Alejandro Carrascal Carrasco on January 12, 2010, for alleged “aggravated defamation” of a local official in…More
When I met him: I was introduced to Sondheim at a @PENamerica event by Meryl Streep (who had no idea who I was apart from being baby Ash's daddy) and so Stephen had no idea who I was, and that was just fine by me. I said shook his hand and said hello, and went back to my table.
On the Day of the #ImprisonedWriter, PEN America gathered readers and writers outside the Russian consulate in New York City in support of journalists imprisoned for covering the occupied territories of eastern Ukraine and Crimea. Learn more with @VOANews: https://bit.ly/3DZ9HGH