Posted on April 3, 2023 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Award-winning author Andrey Kurkov is lending his voice to lift up other writers.

Kurkov, who recently won a National Book Critics Circle award and has been nominated for the International Booker Prize, has written the introduction to an upcoming essay by Nariman Dzhelyal.

Dzhelyal is a Crimean Tatar leader who was arrested in September 2021 for a crime he says he hasn't committed and imprisoned.

His essay, "Dignity cannot be annexed," appears in the spring 2023 issue of the Index on Censorship magazine.

And coming out tomorrow: the book On Grief: Love, Loss, Memory by Jennifer Senior.

The book is based on her Pulitzer Prize-winning essay on the aftermath of one man's death in the September 11, 2001, terror attacks.

Senior spoke with Morning Edition's Rachel Martin about the story.

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