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Thailand: Five Years On, Free Editor Somyot Prueksakasemsuk

April 30 marks the five year anniversary of the imprisonment of social activist and editor, Somyot Prueksakasemsuk.

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literary events

2016 Annual General Meeting

PEN Canada’s annual general meeting will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the Arts and Letters Club.

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Oman: Prominent Artist Arrested and Detained

PEN Canada and PEN International are deeply concerned at the arrest and detention of renowned Omani writer and intellectual Abdullah Habib.

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from the archives

December 1994: Kenneth Harvey Writes from Newfoundland

Kenneth J. Harvey’s thoughtful piece on the realities of his work as a minder, originally published in PEN Canada’s December 1994 newsletter.

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featured video

Video and Audio: Still Points in a Turning World

We are pleased to present the video highlights and full audio from Wade Davis and John Vaillant’s conversation on a writer’s role in a fast-changing world from our Spring Ideas in Dialogue event.

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