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Call for Applications: PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

PEN Canada invites applications from creative writers for the position of PEN Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College. The deadline is October 15.

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literary events

Tickets on sale now for the PEN Benefit!

Legendary film director David Cronenberg will discuss his debut novel with philosopher Mark Kingwell at this year’s benefit on the opening night of the International Festival of Authors.

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Founding Member of PEN Honduras Barred from Journalism

On Oct. 1, 2014, PEN Honduras was formally welcomed as a PEN Centre. Sadly, this occasion was marred by news that a 16-month media ban was handed down to founding member Julio Ernesto Alvarado.

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from the archives

From the Archives: Penning a New Chapter

As PEN launches a student centre at Ryerson University, we look back on the student chapter that started it all at the University of Toronto in 1990.

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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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