145 writers sign letter

The dust has not settled yet. PEN American Center decided to give an award to the editorial board of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Later on this moth an event will be held (at a price!) to had over the award. Initially six writers decided to withdraw from the event, where they would have been co-hosts. Two of the six are Teju Cole and Taiye Selasi. 

Now more writers have decided to sign a letter protesting the award. 

Junot Díaz
Junot Diaz, one of the 145 writers

 

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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