I am making, and will continue to make, an irrefutable case for changes to PEN American Center's board of trustees.
The question is whether establishment writers will join the list of petitioners at
In the spirit of the Charles Kane character in "Citizen Kane" finishing a review denouncing himself, they should join the Protest. (Are they waiting for a Dave Eggers to trump them in boldness?) The Petition argument is one they can't help but-- as good liberals-- agree with. PEN officers and board members should sign the Petition, depriving it of force-- if they're true to PEN itself.
(See a related post-- "For Writers"-- at