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Night of a Thousand Birds

Night of a Thousand Birds

By | February 9, 2017 at 2:50 pm

Notes from Toronto poet Lillian Necakov on a poetry reading marathon and fundraiser held January 18, 2017.

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Call for Applications: 2016 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

Call for Applications: 2016 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

By | June 10, 2016 at 3:26 pm

PEN Canada invites applications from creative writers for the position of PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College from August 29, 2016 – December 16, 2016.

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World Poetry Day 2016: Take Action for Aron Atabek

World Poetry Day 2016: Take Action for Aron Atabek

By | March 21, 2016 at 10:05 am

Demand that Aron Atabek is moved to a prison within visiting distance, and for him to be allowed visits, calls and letters from his loved ones.

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Iran: Upcoming Appeal of Two Poets Against Harsh Sentences

Iran: Upcoming Appeal of Two Poets Against Harsh Sentences

By | December 18, 2015 at 4:22 pm

PEN International has learned that the appeal of poets and lyricists Fatemeh Ekhtesari and Mehdi Moosavi will be heard on 23 December 2015.

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Saudi Arabia Sentences Poet to Death

Saudi Arabia Sentences Poet to Death

By | November 24, 2015 at 11:16 am

PEN Canada joins PEN International in their condemnation of Saudi Arabian authorities’ decision to sentence poet Ashraf Fayadh to death.

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Call for Applications: 2015 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

Call for Applications: 2015 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

By | July 31, 2015 at 4:01 pm

PEN Canada invites applications from creative writers for the position of PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College from August 31, 2015 – December 19, 2015.

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PEN International New Voices Award 2015

PEN International New Voices Award 2015

By | March 11, 2015 at 3:36 pm

PEN Canada is now accepting submissions for the third annual PEN International New Voices Award. The award aims to encourage new writing and to provide a space where young, unpublished writers can submit their work.

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Call for Applications: 2014 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

Call for Applications: 2014 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

By | October 1, 2014 at 9:00 am

PEN Canada invites applications from creative writers for the position of PEN Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College. The deadline is October 15.

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PEN Canada Announces 2014 New Voices Award Nominee

PEN Canada Announces 2014 New Voices Award Nominee

By | May 20, 2014 at 3:56 pm

PEN Canada is pleased to announce that Emily Izsak is the 2014 nominee for the PEN International New Voices Award.

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New Voices Award submissions due April 3

New Voices Award submissions due April 3

By | March 3, 2014 at 2:20 pm

PEN Canada is now accepting submissions from unpublished writers aged 17-30 and currently residing in Canada. The deadline for submissions is April 3. The winning submission will receive $1000.

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