Events

Open House + “Make Space” Campaign Launch

Open House + “Make Space” Campaign Launch

By | June 1, 2017 at 1:59 pm

On May 31, 2017, PEN Canada welcomed members and the public to our new office to celebrate the launch of PEN International’s “Make Space” campaign.

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Indigenous Voices Rising

Indigenous Voices Rising

By | May 23, 2017 at 4:34 pm

This event celebrates the rise of indigenous storytelling and considers the challenges facing artists and writers who seek to remain both culturally relevant and commercially viable.

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Photos: 2017 Gala Dinner Honouring Salman Rushdie

Photos: 2017 Gala Dinner Honouring Salman Rushdie

By | April 5, 2017 at 1:51 pm

PEN Canada’s annual gala dinner was held on March 29, 2017 at the Burroughes Building in Toronto.

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2017 PEN Canada Gala Dinner Honouring Salman Rushdie

2017 PEN Canada Gala Dinner Honouring Salman Rushdie

By | January 3, 2017 at 10:28 am

Celebrate a landmark literary and human rights anniversary: when Rushdie famously emerged from hiding to attend a PEN Canada benefit 25 years ago.

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Send a Message of Hope to a Writer in Peril

Send a Message of Hope to a Writer in Peril

By | December 4, 2016 at 11:06 am

Write a message of solidarity, support, and hope to writers imprisoned or persecuted for exercising their right to free expression.

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2017 PEN Canada Gala Dinner Honouring Salman Rushdie

2017 PEN Canada Gala Dinner Honouring Salman Rushdie

By | October 31, 2016 at 2:05 pm

This intimate dinner will celebrate a landmark literary and human rights anniversary: when Rushdie famously emerged from hiding to attend a PEN Canada benefit twenty-five years ago.

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By Word and Deed with Adam Hochschild and David Bezmozgis

By Word and Deed with Adam Hochschild and David Bezmozgis

By | September 7, 2016 at 9:58 am

Author and historian Adam Hochschild will take the stage with writer David Bezmozgis at PEN Canada’s benefit at the International Festival of Authors on Saturday, October 22.

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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

By | August 2, 2016 at 11:04 am

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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Word on The Street

Word on The Street

By | July 4, 2016 at 3:48 pm

Join us Sunday, September 25 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Harbourfront Centre for the 27th annual Word on the Street Festival.

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Against Type: An Evening with Junot Díaz and Rawi Hage

Against Type: An Evening with Junot Díaz and Rawi Hage

By | April 5, 2016 at 3:40 pm

An intimate dinner with authors Junot Díaz and Rawi Hage at Toronto’s George Restaurant.

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