R148. RX for Writers Targeted by Hate Speech and Trolling
Thursday, March 8, 2018
10:30 am to 11:45 am
Katy Glenn Bass is the director of PEN America’s Free Expression Policy and Research. She focuses on free expression in the US, China, and PEN’s other core focus countries, and supervises the production of PEN’s reports analyzing issues that affect free expression around the world.
Ashley Ford is an essayist, editor, and columnist with work in PANK magazine, The Rumpus, Crossed Genres magazine, ELLE magazine, The Guardian, BuzzFeed, and Literary Orphans.
Whitney Phillips is an assistant professor of literary studies and writing at Mercer University. She holds a PhD in English with a folklore structured emphasis (digital culture focus), as well as an MFA in creative writing. She is the author of two books on online ambivalence and antagonism.