Events

Tickets on sale now for the PEN Benefit!

Tickets on sale now for the PEN Benefit!

By | August 25, 2014 at 3:41 pm

Legendary film director David Cronenberg will discuss his debut novel with philosopher Mark Kingwell at this year’s benefit on the opening night of the International Festival of Authors.

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Video and Audio: Still Points in a Turning World

Video and Audio: Still Points in a Turning World

By | August 4, 2014 at 4:08 pm

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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A Q&A with Wade Davis and John Vaillant

A Q&A with Wade Davis and John Vaillant

By | May 20, 2014 at 3:31 pm

PEN Canada asked Wade Davis and John Vaillant a few big questions to set the stage for Ideas in Dialogue on May 22.

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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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