On today's edition of #thePENpod, we speak with poet @catrachxs about their debut collection of poems, CATRACHOS, which they call a sort of Bildungsroman collection that reflects queer identity and resilience. LISTEN 🎧 : https://bit.ly/3epn8SH.
Two time Booker Prize finalist Chigozie Obioma's song selections for the @penworldvoices Just Press Play playlist series are a collection of tracks that inspire him, spark his creativity, and reflect his worldly and multilingual outlook on life. https://bit.ly/2WgNZtZ
Good news about the fate of arrested Chinese dissidents is rare. His own smile in this picture well reflects how we feel about word that Professor Xu Zhangrun, jailed for an essay critical of Xi Jinping, has been released from detention. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/12/world/asia/xu-zhangrun-china-xi.html?referringSource=articleShare