The Emerson College WLP Department presents “Cuba and the Embattled Book: Examining censorship, the U.S. embargo, and the future for writers and publishers.”
DR. SARA E. COOPER, editor, Cubanabooks Press; professor, Spanish and Multicultural & Gender Studies, California State University, Chico.
KEN FUND, president and CEO, Quarto Publishing Group USA; member, February 2016 U.S. publishing mission to Cuba.
DARIEL SUAREZ, author; head of faculty and curriculum, GrubStreet
Moderated by ALDEN JONES, author; WLP senior af liated faculty member; co-founder, Cuba Writers Program.
Refreshments will be offered at 5:30 p.m.
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.