Events

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

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

By | April 21, 2014 at 3:55 pm

On May 22, Anthropologist Wade Davis and author John Vaillant will consider the ethics of storytelling, reportage and bearing witness in the twenty-first century.

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PEN Partners with Spur Festival

PEN Partners with Spur Festival

By | March 20, 2014 at 4:38 pm

PEN Canada enters its second year in partnership with the Spur Festival of politics, art, and ideas with events in Winnipeg, Toronto, and Vancouver.

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Audio: Surveillance After Snowden

Audio: Surveillance After Snowden

By | March 5, 2014 at 1:38 pm

Listen to the full audio recording of our Surveillance After Snowden panel discussion held at Toronto Reference Library as part of Freedom to Read Week.

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Audio and Video: Jian Ghomeshi and Sheila Heti in conversation on Literature of the Self

Audio and Video: Jian Ghomeshi and Sheila Heti in conversation on Literature of the Self

By | February 28, 2014 at 10:01 am

PEN Canada hosted its fall Ideas in Dialogue event, Literature of the Self, on Dec. 5, 2013 at the Royal Ontario Museum with Jian Ghomeshi and Sheila Heti.

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PEN Canada and Hot Docs Present New Series: PEN Picks

PEN Canada and Hot Docs Present New Series: PEN Picks

By | January 15, 2014 at 11:00 am

PEN Canada and Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival are pleased to announce that Vincent Lam, Camilla Gibb, Miriam Toews, and Linwood Barclay will headline the PEN Picks series.

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Video: PEN Canada’s Annual Benefit with Stephen King and Owen King

Video: PEN Canada’s Annual Benefit with Stephen King and Owen King

By | December 19, 2013 at 12:16 pm

PEN Canada is pleased to present a video review of our 2013 annual benefit with Stephen King and his son and fellow writer, Owen King.

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PEN’s Fall Ideas in Dialogue Event

PEN’s Fall Ideas in Dialogue Event

By | November 30, 2013 at 12:10 pm

Jian Ghomeshi and Sheila Heti discuss the interplay between traditional memoirs and writing that blends fictional facts and factual fictions. Moderated by Mark Medley.

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Video Review: Live Painting for the Day of the Imprisoned Writer

Video Review: Live Painting for the Day of the Imprisoned Writer

By | November 25, 2013 at 11:33 am

On November 15th 2013, PEN Canada hosted a live painting in honour of the 32nd International Day of the imprisoned Writer. Artists Adrian Hayles, Peru Dyer Jalea, and Gilda Monreal created a mural to honour persecuted writers Dina Meza, Nurmuhemmett Yasin, and Eskinder Nega.

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A Night of Humour and Horror

A Night of Humour and Horror

By | October 31, 2013 at 11:09 am

PEN Canada hosted its annual benefit on the opening night of the IFOA 2013. Vietnamese blogger, Dieu Cay, was awarded PEN’s One Humanity Award for his advocacy for human rights and Stephen King and Owen King discussed the writing life with Andrew Pyper.

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Double Feature: An Evening with Stephen King and Owen King

Double Feature: An Evening with Stephen King and Owen King

By | August 29, 2013 at 4:36 pm

On the opening night of the IFOA, PEN Canada presents Double Feature: An evening with Stephen King and Owen King.

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