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Writers Resist

On Sunday, January 16—Martin Luther King, Jr.’s, birthday—writers around America will participate in Writers Resist Events where speakers will “read from a curated selection of diverse writers’ voices that speak to the ideals of Democracy and free expression.”

All events are free and open to the public.

In Wilmington, Pomegranate Books will host an event from 3:00-5:00 pm. Readers include:

For the full list of events nation-wide, click here.

Writers Resist is not affiliated with any political party; instead, they aim to promote and protect democracy, with an eye on the future. They explicitly encourage readers to represent diverse voices, and also discourage any kind of “anti” language: they want their events to be a “potent source for good around the world.”

For more information, click here: #WriteOurDemocracy.