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PEN Canada is Looking for a Canadian Issues Intern

PEN is looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to work with our National Affairs Committee for a 4-month full-time, paid position beginning in May.

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literary events

PEN Partners with Spur Festival

PEN Canada enters its second year in partnership with the Spur Festival of politics, art, and ideas with events in Winnipeg, Toronto, and Vancouver.

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INDIA: PEN Protests Withdrawal of Best-Selling Book

PEN Canada protests the withdrawal by the publisher Penguin of Wendy Doniger’s The Hindus: An Alternative History, the third book to be withdrawn this year.

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from the archives

From the Archives: A Letter on Censorship from Rohinton Mistry

On Oct. 20, 2010, Rohinton Mistry wrote a letter condemning the burning and removal of his novel from the course syllabus at the University of Mumbai.

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Audio and Video: Jian Ghomeshi and Sheila Heti in conversation on Literature of the Self

PEN Canada hosted its fall Ideas in Dialogue event, Literature of the Self, on Dec. 5, 2013 at the Royal Ontario Museum with Jian Ghomeshi and Sheila Heti.

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