Events

Glorious and Free? Canada in 2017

Glorious and Free? Canada in 2017

By | September 26, 2017 at 9:47 am

Jesse Wente, Desmond Cole and Rachel Giese join moderator Jesse Brown for a panel discussion asking: just how glorious and free are we?

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Investigative Journalism in a Dangerous Country

Investigative Journalism in a Dangerous Country

By | September 15, 2017 at 1:12 pm

Adela Navarro is the director of, Zeta, one of the only news outlets in Mexico to regularly report on drug trafficking, corruption and organized crime.

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Ideas in Dialogue 2017: Indigenous Voices Rising

Ideas in Dialogue 2017: Indigenous Voices Rising

By | July 10, 2017 at 10:25 am

On June 22 PEN Canada hosted the 2017 Ideas in Dialogue discussion in partnership with the Toronto Public Library.

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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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