Posts Tagged: Aminatta Forna

Notable Los Angeles: 3/19–3/25

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week!

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Art vs. Politics

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In a truly wonderful keynote speech reprinted at Lit Hub, Aminatta Forna tears down the false divide between art and politics: To tell writers not to tackle political themes because it will spoil the beauty of their work sounds very much to me like telling an attractive woman she is far prettier when she keeps […]

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