Weekend Bites: Leap The Firewall, Garden State Defense, Revealing Sylvia Plath, Black Mountain College, and More


PEN is asking you to Leap the Firewall and show solidarity in calling on China to respect freedom of expression.

What an “unveiled” poem by Sylvia Plath reveals.

Claire Messud talks with her editor at Slate.

Jesse Fox uses the old Raymond Carver title approach to write a fantastic essay in defense of the film Garden State.

Talking Black Mountain College with Vincent Katz.

The bohemian side of Betty Boop.

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