Grab your tickets for Freedom to Write for Palestine.

Dan Sheehan

May 2, 2024, 12:57pm

If you’re in New York City next Tuesday, May 7, why not head on over to Judson Memorial Church on Washington Square, where more than two dozen writers and musicians will be performing their work to raise money for We Are Not Numbers, a youth-led Palestinian nonprofit project in Gaza that provides the world with direct access to Palestinian narratives.

Freedom to Write for Palestine

Freedom to Write for Palestinewhich is being organized by Palestine Festival of Literature, Writers Against the War on Gaza, and Amplify Palestinewill feature writers (including Michelle Alexander, Hari Kunzru, Marie Myung-Ok Lee, and Parul Sehgal) who withdrew from PEN America’s (recently canceled) World Voices Festival and Literary Awards due to the organization’s response to Israel’s war on Gaza.

It promises to be a memorable evening of story, song, and solidarity in aid of a very worthy cause. Space, however, is limited and tickets appear to be selling fast, so grab yours here before they sell out.


​​​​If you are an author who has withdrawn from the World Voices Festival, the organizers of Freedom to Write for Palestine encourage you to join them on May 7.

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