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Call for Applications: 2015 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

PEN Canada invites applications from creative writers for the position of PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College from August 31, 2015 – December 19, 2015.

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literary events

Ideas in Dialogue: Fighting Words

On June 2, 2015 PEN Canada presented Fighting Words at the Art Gallery of Ontario’s Jackman Hall.

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IRAN: Hossein Ronaghi Maleki Must Not Be Returned to Prison

PEN Canada joins PEN International in calling for Hossein Ronaghi Malekinot to be returned to prison and for his conviction and sentence to be quashed.

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from the archives

From the Archives: Canada in Crisis, July 1990

In July 1990, a land dispute broke out between a Mohawk community and the small town of Oka, Quebec. Tensions mounted when the Mohawk community protested, creating road blockades. Then president of PEN Canada, John Ralston Saul, addressed the crisis in PEN’s September 1990 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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