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PEN America: New Literary Award Honors the Spirit of Vladimir Nabokov

The revitalized PEN/Nabokov Award will bestow $50,000 to a writer born or residing outside the US for an outstanding body of work over a sustained career.

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literary events

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

PEN Canada co-presents Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema from August 12-18.

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MEXICO: Veracruz Journalist Threatened for Book on State Governor

PEN International is seriously concerned for the safety of Noé Zavaleta, Veracruz state correspondent for the national newsweekly Proceso.

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from the archives

Summer 1996: Margaret Atwood, Eugene Benson & Graeme Gibson Look Back

Authors Margaret Atwood, Eugene Benson and Graeme Gibson brought PEN Canada to Toronto in 1984.

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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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