January 18, 2022

Judy Blume Talks About Banned Books and Censorship in New Interview

From Index on Censorship:

US author Judy Blume talks to Vicky Baker about parents’ and teachers’ overly protective attitudes to young people’s feelings, and how she has spent the last 45 years tackling bans and censorship.


“I’ve always said censorship is caused by fear,” Blume told Index, while on tour to launch her latest book In the Unlikely Event. As a board member of the National Coalition Against Censorship in the US, she has long spoken with passion about her views on the freedom to read, and against books being censored.

Read the Complete Interview

See Also: “Judy Blume on Being Banned” (Index on Censorship; September 2013)
This article was written by Blume.

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