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On Sale Now – Tickets to PEN’s Spring Ideas in Dialogue

On Sale Now – Tickets to PEN’s Spring Ideas in Dialogue

By | April 20, 2013 at 10:18 am

PEN Canada, in association with the Royal Ontario Museum, presents Sir, I Intend to Burn Your book: Race, Censorship, and Free Speech the next event in PEN Canada’s Ideas in Dialogue Series.

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PEN Canada’s Holiday Campaign

PEN Canada’s Holiday Campaign

By | November 27, 2012 at 2:59 pm

Concerned about free expression? Support PEN’s holiday campaign.

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Member Spotlight – Clayton Ruby

Member Spotlight – Clayton Ruby

By | September 27, 2012 at 3:00 pm

PEN Canada affords writers the opportunity to act together to safeguard the freedoms necessary for thought and expression. It is an excellent forum through which to work in concert towards a common goal, and I recommend that all writers join in this very important and significant work.

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On Sale – Opening Night at the IFOA with Rohinton Mistry

On Sale – Opening Night at the IFOA with Rohinton Mistry

By | August 29, 2012 at 10:55 am

A rare chance to meet a literary icon, and support the essential work of PEN Canada. The 2012 PEN Gala promises an innovative evening of performance, conversation, and music to mark the opening of the prestigious International Festival of Authors.

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The Stamp Collector: A Story Inspired by Work with PEN

The Stamp Collector: A Story Inspired by Work with PEN

By | August 27, 2012 at 2:17 pm

How the advocacy work of one PEN member became a children’s picture book Jennifer Lanthier’s new book tells the story of two young boys, one that grows up to be writer, the other a prison guard. Inspired by her work on behalf Honorary Members, Nurmuhemmet Yasin and Jiang Weiping, Lanthier’s story illustrates of the power […]

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Member Spotlight – Mark Kingwell

Member Spotlight – Mark Kingwell

By | July 25, 2012 at 9:43 am

The greatest threat to freedom of expression in many parts of the world is just the same as it always was: authoritarian and repressive governments who know that the cold light of the truth, expressed with force and wit, is dangerous to their power.

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PEN’s Year in Review

PEN’s Year in Review

By | June 26, 2012 at 3:16 pm

No dimension of PEN Canada’s mandate is nearer to its very core than freedom of expression and censorship. Not out in the wider world, either but right here, here, at home, in Canada.

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Spring and Laughter in the Air

Spring and Laughter in the Air

By | May 23, 2012 at 3:20 pm

What do you get when you cross a writer, a comedian, and a columnist? Solid social commentary, slips of self-loathing, and a whole lotta laughs as everyone in attendance at PEN’s spring Ideas in Dialogue quickly found out.

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Member Spotlight – Ramin Jahanbegloo

Member Spotlight – Ramin Jahanbegloo

By | May 23, 2012 at 2:03 pm

I believe the mission of PEN Canada is defined by bringing awareness of the dignity of thinking and writing, regardless of who you are, where you live and what you believe in.

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PEN Canada 2012 Annual General Meeting

PEN Canada 2012 Annual General Meeting

By | May 15, 2012 at 9:12 am

It’s that time of year again, on Thursday, June 14, 2012, PEN Canada will be holding its AGM in the Upper Dining Room at the Faculty Club (41 Willcocks St.) at the University of Toronto.

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