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Press Play with PEN America

Featuring Tarfia Faizullah, Jenny Zhang, CAAAV, and more.

Marginalia | Marginalia
May 28, 2020

Welcome to Press Play, a regular round-up of AAWW digital programming to keep you company at home!


  • This week, in collaboration with PEN America, we held a Day of Solidarity against hate in all its forms. The full day of digital programming included teach-ins, conversations, and readings. You can watch the video for Poetry in Protest below, featuring Tarfia Faizullah, Jenny Zhang, Monica Youn, and more.
  • Huiying B. Chan spoke with Emily Mock from CAAAV about her work as a housing organizer with the Chinatown Tenants Union, the #CancelRent fund, and how to support NYC Chinatown during lockdown. Watch on IGTV.
  • Nadia Q. Ahmad joins us for AAWW at Home and reads from Ada Limón’s “Instructions on Not Giving Up.”