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PEN Awards Longlists

PEN America has released the longlists for its 2019 Literary Awards, which include 90 titles in the running for juried prizes honoring literary work including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and translation.  More

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Trump, the Monster Who Feeds on Fear

But we still have options. One of them is legal action. PEN America — the advocacy group promoting free expression worldwide (and on whose board I serve) — filed suit this fall… More

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Standing up for the First Amendment

The Post reports: CNN sued the Trump administration on behalf of reporter Jim Acosta on Tuesday, asking a court to restore Acosta’s White House press pass after President Trump suspended… More

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