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June 2018

Greater Boston Writers Resist 2018

June 23, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Free

Last January, writers and readers gathered worldwide at Writers Resist events to voice their solidarity against the divisive tactics employed by the current administration and its supporters. Since then, our First Amendment rights have faced ongoing attacks. Journalists have been told what to write by the Press Secretary, and authors have been threatened online, and subsequently censored when they spoke out. Writers Resist brings together the authors and writers to read their work and talk about the importance of self-expression,…

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Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.