Tuesday, February 28, 2017

PEN cuts off all Israeli government funding

Happy to announce that the Writers' Organization: PEN has decided to go forward with NO Israeli government funding for the first time. Thank you to all the organizers and my fellow writers and PEN members who stood up for human rights.

Including:

Susan Abulhawa, Ammiel Alcalay, Meena Alexander, Nicole Aragi, Moustafa BayoumiMax BlumenthalKen ChenKia Corthron, Bill Klegg, Eisa Davis, Angela Davis, Roxanne Dunbar-OrtizElana DykewomonBen Ehrenreich, Louise Erdrich, Carolyn ForchéLaura Flanders, Richard Ford, Ru FreemanJoshua Furst, Molly Crabapple, Ashley Dawson, Junot Diaz,Tonya M. Foster, Marilyn Hacker, Jessica Hagedorn, Barbara Hammer, Randa Jarrar, Remi KanaziNancy KricorianCasey LlewellynKaren MalpedeEileen MylesJoan NestleViet NguyenPratibha ParmarDale PeckVijay Prashad, Claudia Rankine, Colin RobinsonTrish Salah, Luc Sante, Dean Spade, Madeleine Thien, Alice Walker, Naomi Wallace,Jacqueline Woodson and many others.

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