Tagged: PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award
The upcoming additions to the “Potter” story have provided many new areas for fan disagreement and debate. Here are some of J.K. Rowling’s words from her PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award acceptance speech that can help us keep the discussions from devolving into flame wars.
J.K. Rowling discussed how free speech and tolerance for marginalized viewpoints is an important part of a liberal society.
It has been announced that J.K. Rowling will be receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award this spring at the 2016 PEN Literary Gala and Free Expression Awards. The prestigious award has previously been given to authors such as Toni Morrison and Salman Rushdie.