Profiles

Member Spotlight – Clayton Ruby

Member Spotlight – Clayton Ruby

By | September 27, 2012 at 3:00 pm

PEN Canada affords writers the opportunity to act together to safeguard the freedoms necessary for thought and expression. It is an excellent forum through which to work in concert towards a common goal, and I recommend that all writers join in this very important and significant work.

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Member Spotlight – Mark Kingwell

Member Spotlight – Mark Kingwell

By | July 25, 2012 at 9:43 am

The greatest threat to freedom of expression in many parts of the world is just the same as it always was: authoritarian and repressive governments who know that the cold light of the truth, expressed with force and wit, is dangerous to their power.

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Member Spotlight – Ramin Jahanbegloo

Member Spotlight – Ramin Jahanbegloo

By | May 23, 2012 at 2:03 pm

I believe the mission of PEN Canada is defined by bringing awareness of the dignity of thinking and writing, regardless of who you are, where you live and what you believe in.

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Member Spotlight – Yann Martel

Member Spotlight – Yann Martel

By | March 27, 2012 at 10:12 pm

‘I can only be a writer if I can write freely, so in defending the right of writers to free expression, I am defending my own future … If you start hemming in free speech, you start hemming in free thinking. And that spells not only the end of democracy, but the end of the […]

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