Banned Books Week: Our right to read, September 24-30, 2017

Banned Books Week Event at Powell's on CSPAN

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:22 -- Maggie Jacoby

During 2016 Banned Books Week, Powell's Books in Portland, OR held an event featuring Charles Brownstein, Executive Director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and chair of the Banned Books Week Coalition, authors Cory Doctorow (Information Doesn't Want to Be Free), Cathy Camper (Lowriders to the Center of the Earth), M. K. Reed (Americus), and illustrator/cartoonist Jonathan Hill (Americus) for a panel discussion on the theme of diversity. The discussion was moderated by Candace Morgan, Coordinator of Celebrate the Freedom to Read in Oregon.

The discussion was featured on C-SPAN and can be found here: https://www.c-span.org/video/?415692-1/banned-books