Sabir Sultan is the Associate Director of the World Voices Festival and Literary Programs at PEN America. He has curated literary programs for the past six years. Most recently, he was the Director of Events at The Strand Book Store. Previously, he was an Events Manager at Barnes & Noble. He has a broad background in managing author and publisher relations. He attended Bard College at Simon’s Rock and George Mason University.
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What does it mean when 116 books are "restricted" based on a single person's complaint?
PEN America's @jonfreadom details the variety of books that get caught up in such "bans," the stigmatizing effects that "restricted lists" can have—and the #FirstAmendment implications... 🧵
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