- Ilya Danishevsky
Ilya Danishevsky is a publisher as well as a writer and poet. He is chief editor at the Vremena publishing house, and focuses on authors who challenge the official discourse.
He has developed a network of critical writers and provided them with a public platform to express their views.
His novel Tenderness for the Dead was published in 2014.
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Honoured to contribute to this anthology as India marks 75 years of independence today. Read more about the initiative and the contributors below. @PENamerica http://PEN.org/india-at-75 #IndiaAt75 https://twitter.com/penamerica/status/1559162982604709890
In the first essay in the PEN America-sponsored Freedom to Learn Series @madebyhistory @washingtonpost, Jonathan Zimmerman explores the history of the history wars. "We cannot celebrate... freedom of thought and then tell every individual what to think." https://www.washingtonpost.com/made-by-history/2022/08/15/truth-about-history-education-wars-2022/
I was honored and overwhelmed to contribute my piece, "Istiqlal," to this incredible collection. Threats to Indian (and U.S.) democracy are palpable, and frightening. May all beings be free, and free from harm. Keep writing, my people. #SalmanRushdie #IndiaAt75 #FreedomToWrite https://twitter.com/PENamerica/status/1559162982604709890