'Writers Resist' Protest Planned for NYPL on January 15
On January 15, PEN America will host the flagship New York City event of a national rallying effort under the banner of "Writers Resist." The literary protest will take place on the steps of the New York Public Library in order to "defend free expression, reject hatred, and uphold truth in the face of lies and misinformation." The event is presented in partnership with Arts & Democracy, Asian American Arts Alliance, Authors Guild, Bowery Poetry, Bronx Writers Center, Cave Canem, Center for Fiction, Community of Literary Magazines and Presses, Courage Campaign, Daily Kos, Dennin Arts Management, Dramatists Guild of America, Free Press, The New School Creative Writing Program, New York Writers Coalition, Theater Communications Group, The Nation, The New School Creative Writing Program, The Other Stories Podcast, Tin House, and Words Without Borders. It is free and open to the public.