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[CANCELED] Call Me a Sinner: Four Russian Poets on Queer & Feminist Liberation

Lolita Agamalova, Oksana Vasyakina, Alina Pleskova, Gala Mukomolova
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[CANCELED] Hear “The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee” with David Treuer

David Treuer
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[CANCELED] The Art of the Debut

Brandon Taylor, Maurice Carlos Ruffin
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[CANCELED] Ishmael Beah Speaks with Alexis Okeowo

Alexis Okeowo, Ishmael Beah
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[CANCELED] Monuments of Migration: A Public Reading of Refugee Stories

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[CANCELED] Whose Truths? Translation as a Collaborative Act

Jeremy Tiang, Chen Si'an, Kristín Eiríksdóttir, Larissa Kyzer
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[CANCELED] Myths of Innocence

Andrés Barba, Sara Mesa
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[CANCELED] PEN Lounge with Host Mahogany L. Browne

Porsha Olayiwola, Roya Marsh, Mahogany L. Browne, Jamila Woods, Danez Smith
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[CANCELED] Healing Hard Feelings with Emily X. R. Pan and Adam Silvera

Emily X. R. Pan, Adam Silvera
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[CANCELED] The Westbeth Literary Quest

Abdellah Taïa, Elisabeth Åsbrink, Nicolas Mathieu, Andrés Barba, Sara Mesa, Szczepan Twardoch, Peter Stamm, Chen Si'an, Kristín Eiríksdóttir, Maja Lunde
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[CANCELED] The New Salon: Writers in Conversation with Lydia Davis

Darin Strauss, Uzodinma Iweala, Lydia Davis
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[CANCELED] Fighting Words: Language in Times of Tyranny

Elif Shafak, Mieko Kawakami, John Freeman
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[CANCELED] Unsettled Histories

Oksana Zabuzhko, Hari Kunzru, Aleksandar Hemon
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[CANCELED] Jeremy O. Harris and Lynn Nottage in Conversation

Jeremy O. Harris, Lynn Nottage
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[CANCELED] PEN Lounge with Host Tommy Pico

Angel Nafis, Tommy Pico, Adam Falkner, Miles A.M. Collins-Sibley, Ananda Naima González
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[CANCELED] Surviving Fascism Then and Now

Elisabeth Åsbrink, Patricio Pron, Szczepan Twardoch
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[CANCELED] Vida Americana: Yuri Herrera and Fernanda Melchor in Conversation

Yuri Herrera, Fernanda Melchor
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[CANCELED] Istanbul: Where Truth Meets Trouble

Elif Shafak, Burhan Sönmez
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[CANCELED] Translation Slam

Karen Emmerich, Joshua L. Freeman, Tahir Hamut Izgil, Mutallip Anwar, Genya Turovskaya, Elina Alter, Bela Shayevich, Oksana Vasyakina
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[CANCELED] Story Time with Kevin Noble Maillard

Kevin Noble Maillard
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[CANCELED] Story Time with Isaac Fitzgerald

[CANCELED] Story Time with Isaac Fitzgerald

Isaac Fitzgerald
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[CANCELED] Good (Grief!) Government: How to Tell Kids When Democracy Goes Right and Wrong

Floyd Cooper, Andrea Balis, Elizabeth Levy, Fatima Shaik, Amy Nathan
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[CANCELED] Chronicles of the Apocalypse: Writing on Climate Change

Emily Raboteau, Terry Tempest Williams, Maja Lunde, Amitav Ghosh
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[CANCELED] Cry, the Beloved Country

Oksana Zabuzhko, Sayed Kashua, Patricio Pron, Burhan Sönmez, Tatiana Voltskaya, Ben Okri
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[CANCELED] Unsung Voices

Abdellah Taïa, María Fernanda Ampuero, Nicolas Mathieu, Petina Gappah
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[CANCELED] #LoveRiot with Jon Batiste

Jon Batiste
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The live events of the 2020 World Voices Festival have been cancelled due to concerns about the safety of participants and audiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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