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PEN Canada One Humanity Award

PEN Canada One Humanity Award

By | October 18, 2017 at 10:36 am

PEN Canada One Humanity Award Introduced in 2006, The One Humanity Award is presented by the members of PEN Canada to a writer whose work transcends the boundaries of national divides and inspires connections across cultures. Valued at $5,000 CAD, the award honours PEN’s commitment to literature as a common currency between nations, and as […]

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Imprisoned Palestinian Poet Ashraf Fayadh Wins PEN Canada One Humanity Award

Imprisoned Palestinian Poet Ashraf Fayadh Wins PEN Canada One Humanity Award

By | October 17, 2017 at 8:30 am

Imprisoned Palestinian poet and visual artist Ashraf Fayadh will receive the PEN Canada One Humanity Award, October 20 at the International Festival of Authors.

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Eskinder Nega Wins 2015 PEN Canada One Humanity Award

Eskinder Nega Wins 2015 PEN Canada One Humanity Award

By | October 19, 2015 at 10:00 am

The Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega will receive PEN Canada’s One Humanity Award on the opening night of the 36th International Festival of Authors.

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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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From the Archives: Liu Xiaobo wins 2012 One Humanity Award

From the Archives: Liu Xiaobo wins 2012 One Humanity Award

By | October 31, 2013 at 11:10 am

In this video, former PEN Canada president Charles Foran presents the award to Liu Xiaobo. We had hoped to get his reaction but we were unable to make contact with him in prison. Activist and former national president of the Chinese Canadian National Council Gloria Fung accepted the award on his behalf and gave this speech: […]

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Dieu Cay wins PEN Canada’s One Humanity Award

Dieu Cay wins PEN Canada’s One Humanity Award

By | October 22, 2013 at 1:24 pm

Vietnamese blogger Dieu Cay will receive the One Humanity Award at PEN Canada’s annual benefit at the 34th International Festival of Authors (IFOA) on October 24, 2013.

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International Women’s Day 2013

International Women’s Day 2013

By | March 8, 2013 at 9:26 am

Societies that have poor records of human rights seldom work hard to uphold women’s rights, a problem that can put female journalists and activists at a greater risk of violence…

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