Dustin Brookshire writes here about doing his first public poetry reading--which was censored in the taped version.
He is now in good company. Many of the greatest writers have faced being censored or banned--including Maya Angelou, Gertrude Stein, Gore Vidal, Sylvia Plath... The list goes on and on. (Click here for more.)
Art should challenge us.
Art should question the status quo.
When you're censored or banned, you are doing something right.