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Would Hemingway Beat Twain in a Fist Fight?

Fight it out with friend and foe at your next holiday party with these Between the Lines cards! The cards give book lovers and introverts alike fun, quirky chatting prompts submitted by fellow bookish types.

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literary events

The Decline and Fall of Investigative Journalism

Declining revenues, downsized newsrooms and digital strategies. A panel of print, broadcast and digital journalists consider the agenda of public interest newsgathering in a transformed media landscape.

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Honduras: End judicial harassment of journalist Julio Alvarado 

The Honduran authorities must stop their judicial harassment of journalist Julio Ernesto Alvarado, a founding member of PEN Honduras.

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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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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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