Meredith Tax helped organize and write an open lette, "Defend Rojava," in the New York Review of Books online.
April 23, 2018
Meredith Tax interviews threatened Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasrin at the Asia Society in 2002.
November 12, 2002
Audio interview with Taslima Nasrin, Meredith Tax, Anne Hollander and George Braziller. There is no date on the audio so the November 2002 date is a guess.
November 10, 2002
Interview with Ama Ata Aidoo and Meredith Tax at Yari Yari, the NYU African diaspora women writers' festival in 1997.
October 22, 1997
Letter to the editor disputing a piece by her translator, Carolyne Wright, which claimed that Nasrin made things more difficult for other writers.
September 6, 1994
Bangladeshi feminist writer Taslima Nasrin, who was already under death threat from Islamists, has gone underground to avoid arrest on blasphemy charges. Meredith Tax, head of International PEN's Women Writers' Committee, says Ms. Nasrin wants to find haven outside Bangladesh but is afraid to emerge from hiding.
July 3, 1994
Letter to the editor of the NY Times on the politial persecution of the ex-Yugoslav writer Dubravka Ugresic
April 10, 1994
In Fairfax County, Virginia, a campaign by two parents has led to the removal of my picture book Families from the county's mandated Family Life Curriculum, on the grounds that the book glorifies divorce and encourages lesbianism.
March 18, 1994
My letter to the Washington Post in early 1994, protesting the seizure of Nasrin's passport, six months before she came under death threat by Islamists and went underground.
January 1, 1994
1992 panel on taboos with Sharon Olds, Jewelle Gomez, Lisa Alther and Meredith Tax, organized by the PEN American Center Women's Committee.
February 3, 1992
At a closed meeting, women at the International PEN Congress criticized the lack of female representation and demanded an explanation from Norman Mailer, President of PEN American Center. He said that very few women were intellectuals like Susan Sontag.
January 17, 1986