My dad saved me all that time by making me think, ‘Oh, anyone can be a writer. Rowling, Lee-Anne Walter, jailed Egyptian novelist Ahmed Najl and Dr.

It’s like being a fire fighter or a lawyer.’ ” The PEN America Literary Gala is a gathering of the literary community that honors those who “embody PEN’s mission to advocate for and defend freedom of expression,” per the event’s program. Mna Hannah-Attisha, who exposed the lead-poisoned water in Flint, Michigan.

Like a friends with benefits, but without using that strange and dumb term. have taken their relationship to another level, though: co-authors.

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As an author and comedian, freedom of expression is very important to Novak when it comes to his children’s book , as well as his mobile list-creating app Li.

St (which he co-created), he wants to encourage people to express themselves.

“They all come from my love of expression and finding a way to express that,” he said.

Showbiz insiders say that the 37-year-old actor, producer and author has been dating model and Instagram star Ceilidh Garten (otherwise known as @lilmixedhunny to her 72,500 followers) — causing much chatter among his usual crew of 40-something pals.

Novak — the former star of “The Office” and “The Newsroom” who dated comic Mindy Kaling — is in a brand-new relationship with a 21-year-old model, we’re told, and it’s raising some eyebrows.

Said one, “She looks like she’s about 12.” A source tells us that the pair met online after Novak — who follows many an “Internet-famous” beauty online — reached out to her on the social network.

In the past, Mindy Kaling has spoken about how her “weird” friendship with B. “I think when someone at that level of talent thinks you’re great, you actually believe it,” Novak, 36, told PEOPLE at the 2016 PEN America Literary Gala in New York on Monday night.

Well, it turns out the feeling is definitely mutual.

The pair, who first met on the set of The Office, has admittedly dated in the past, but are now not boyfriend and girlfriend…but they’re not necessarily friends either. He’s is not my boyfriend, but he is not my best friend.