Critics Weigh In on Art In #MeToo Era at PEN America's BKBF Panel

At the September 16 Brooklyn Book Festival, four critics and curators tackled one of the most hotly-debated topics in the book and arts worlds in the era of #MeToo: how should the public reckon with the works of abusive artists? Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guardian critic pens 'radical' new book on British art for LKP

Guardian art critic Jonathan Jones has authored a "radically new story of British Art" for Laurence King Publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: At PEN America First Amendment Panel, Different Takes On Protecting Speech

BookExpo and PEN America's joint panel on Thursday afternoon, "The First Amendment Resistance," found activists and speech advocates debating the ethical and civil responsibilities of writers and publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America, PEN Center USA to Merge

PEN America and PEN Center USA, the East Coast and West Coast American branches of PEN International, will unite under the banner of PEN America, the nonprofits jointly announced on January 8. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America Announces Finalists for 2022 Literary Awards

65 authors and translators are nominated across 11 awards. Winners will be announced at an in-person ceremony on February 28. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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2022 PEN America Literary Awards Longlists Announced

PEN America has announced their 2022 Literary Award longlists, with awards in 11 different categories. Here they are. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-15 17:59:20 UTC ]
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PEN America Goes Live Again at 2021 Gala

Literati and Hollywood royalty alike were back at the American Museum of Natural History in New York on October 5 for the PEN America Literary Gala, one of the first major indoor and in-person events held by a literary institution since the pandemic began. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Philip Roth, Blake Bailey and publishing in the post-#MeToo era

WW Norton withdrew Bailey’s Roth biography after a series of allegations about its author. As generational conflict rages in the book world and across culture, we ask: who decides whether we can separate the art from the artist?There was something dramatically overwrought about first the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-06-27 08:00:19 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Nubia: Real One by L. L. McKinney with art by Robyn Smith

Celebrated young adult author L.L. McKinney (with art by Robyn Smith) is the author of 'Nubia: Real One', an endearing tale that updates the origin story of Nubia, the Black twin sister of Wonder Woman. In this eight-page excerpt Nubia confronts a dude threatening her friend and in the process... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America Announces Its 2021 Literary Award Finalists

A total of more than US$380,000 goes to the winners of to be selected from this year's finalist lists, which include 20 debut works. The post PEN America Announces Its 2021 Literary Award Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-11 01:54:30 UTC ]
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Here are the finalists for the 2021 PEN America Literary Awards.

Today, PEN America announced the finalists for its 2021 Literary Awards, which recognizes and honors “dynamic, imaginative, and thought-provoking” books published in the last year. Previous winners include Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Imani Perry, and Yiyun Li. The 55 finalists were selected across... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-10 16:43:48 UTC ]
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PEN America, Penguin Random House Partner on ‘Book the Vote’

First rolled out during the 2018 US midterm elections, the 'Book the Vote' program offers voter information and political literature. The post PEN America, Penguin Random House Partner on ‘Book the Vote’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-12 23:41:35 UTC ]
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To understand the Trump era, a Post critic read 150 books

Carlos Lozada finds that the best works are those least focused on the president. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-08 09:18:55 UTC ]
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Tbilisi Book Fair States Support for Belarus Opposition; PEN America Backs Alexievich

Georgia's book fair surveyed the impact of the pandemic and issued a statement of support for Belarusian writers and publishers. The post Tbilisi Book Fair States Support for Belarus Opposition; PEN America Backs Alexievich appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-28 19:12:36 UTC ]
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Political Books: PEN America’s Suzanne Nossel ‘Dares To Speak’

From the leadership of PEN America, a HarperCollins release enters the summer's fray of free-speech debates amid charges of 'cancel culture.' The post Political Books: PEN America’s Suzanne Nossel ‘Dares To Speak’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-22 17:45:57 UTC ]
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IPA, PEN America Blast Vietnam’s ‘Crackdown on Independent Media’

With the 2020 Prix Voltaire winner losing a key author under safety concerns, the International Publishers Association appeals to Hanoi for restraint. The post IPA, PEN America Blast Vietnam’s ‘Crackdown on Independent Media’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-16 13:45:34 UTC ]
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Judge Allows PEN America Suit Against Trump to Proceed

The suit was first filed in October of 2018, after President Trump made numerous threats against journalists and organizations whose coverage he disliked. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘My Dark Vanessa’ is being described as ‘Lolita’ for the #MeToo era. It’s more than that.

Kate Elizabeth Russell’s novel places readers in the shadowy realm between right and wrong. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-09 16:51:57 UTC ]
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PEN America’s 2020 Literary Award Winners

More than US$330,000 in prize money is attached to the annual PEN America Literary Awards, each of which is selected by a separate jury. The post PEN America’s 2020 Literary Award Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-06 10:59:52 UTC ]
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PEN America Launches Six Regional Chapters

The free expression nonprofit has opened six regional chapters across the United States in order to spread the reach of its advocacy for freedom of speech beyond the coasts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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