Writers on the 2016 US Election: Jennifer Clement

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Photo provided by Jennifer Clement.

Photo provided by Jennifer Clement.

In Mexico we feel hurt and shocked.

In Mexico we feel hurt and shocked to see that so many people in the United States, including Latinos and women, voted for Donald Trump. I am also deeply concerned to see, throughout the world, a growing tendency in politics for propaganda to replace truth.

-Jennifer Clement, President of PEN International

  1. We contacted writers who have visited City of Asylum to ask them about their responses to the results of the 2016 United States election. We will be publishing their words as they come in. SampsoniaWay.org is dedicated to protecting writers and preserving their freedom of speech. We celebrate and uphold the voices of writers from the United States as well as from around the world.
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