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Learning to Edit
Autobiographical Sketch Draft
This one-page marked typescript briefly describes how Robert Cormier learned his lesson to self-censor from Fabio Coen and tested that lesson on his then fifteen-year-old daughter. His thoughts on self-censorship appear in his essay “A Book is Not a House: The Human Side of Censorship” in Donald Gallo’s anthology Authors’ Insights: Turning Teenagers into Readers and Writers.
Pew Research Center survey results on self-censorship in journalism and salon.com's commentary on the findings.
A professor's essay on teaching "offensive" material with comments on self-censorship practices of several canonical authors