Events

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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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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Lawrence Hill in Conversation with Carol Duncan

Lawrence Hill in Conversation with Carol Duncan

By | May 20, 2013 at 4:22 pm

PEN Canada is pleased to present the audio recording of Lawrence Hill and Carol Duncan’s enriching conversation at our spring Ideas in Dialogue event.

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Opening Night of the Toronto Spur Festival is Now Online

Opening Night of the Toronto Spur Festival is Now Online

By | April 25, 2013 at 12:00 pm

Video recap and liveblog of PEN Canada’s “Future of the Book” event with Paul Holdengräber and Hugh McGuire at Spur Festival Toronto.

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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 liveblog: “Vested Interests in Politics”

PEN Canada liveblog: “Vested Interests in Politics”

By | April 14, 2013 at 4:00 pm

PEN Canada’s liveblog from our “Vested Interests in Politics” event with Hendrik Hertzberg and Chrystia Freeland at Spur Festival Toronto.

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Sci-lenced: A Conversation at Massey College

Sci-lenced: A Conversation at Massey College

By | April 4, 2013 at 1:16 pm

On October 17, 2012, as part of Non-Speak Week, PEN Canada partnered with the Canadian Science Writers Association to host Sci-lenced, a panel discussion on the prevention of media access to government scientists. The venue was intimate, the crowd was thoughtful, and the conversation was engaging.

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The Future of the Book: Paul Holdengräber and Hugh McGuire in Conversation

The Future of the Book: Paul Holdengräber and Hugh McGuire in Conversation

By | March 21, 2013 at 12:06 pm

As the future of the written word shifts from static pages to animated screens, readers, publishers, and writers alike have begun to consider the same fundamental question: what is the future of the book?

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