Wednesday, November 10, 2010

celebrate censorship

Join the National Coalition Against Censorship on Monday, November 29, 2010 at 6:00PM for NCAC's Annual Celebration of Free Speech and Its Defenders at City Winery in Tribeca, in NYC. Rub shoulders with publishers, authors, entertainers and other movers and shakers in the world of arts and letters. This year's program focuses on book censorship in schools and honors courageous people who fight against it.

Lauren Myracle - Most Censored Author in 2009
Dee An Venuto - Media Center Coordinator, Rancocas Valley High School, Mt. Holly, NJ
Jordan Allen - First Place Winner, 2009 Youth Free Expression Project film contest

Michael Jacobs - Chairman & CEO, ABRAMS

Judy Blume - Award Winning Author
Jane Friedman - CEO & Co-Founder, Open Road Integrated Media
Chip Gibson - President & Publisher, Random House Children's Books
Michael Pietsch - Executive Vice President, Hachette Book Group & Publisher, Little, Brown and Company
Peter Workman - President & CEO, Workman Publishing Company

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