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Introducing Censorship Tracker!

PEN Canada is pleased to launch Censorship Tracker, a crowd-sourced mapping tool that records limitations on the right to free expression in Canada.

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literary events

The Judicious Use of Solitude, Technology, and Plastic Surgery

Relive a great literary evening through a collection of tweets from David Cronenberg’s conversation with philosopher Mark Kingwell at PEN Canada’s Benefit on the opening night of the 35th International Festival of Authors.

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Honduras: Appeal Journalism Ban on Julio Alvarado

PEN International is urging its members and supporters to write to the Honduran authorities about the case of journalist, and founding member of PEN Honduras, 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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