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Inaugural PEN Canada-Humber College Writers-In-Exile Scholarship Awarded to Ava Homa

Inaugural PEN Canada-Humber College Writers-In-Exile Scholarship Awarded to Ava Homa

By | September 19, 2017 at 11:15 am

Ava Homa, the scholarship’s inaugural recipient, will work on her new manuscript under the guidance David Bezmozgis.

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Humber School Offers Scholarship for Writers-in-Exile

Humber School Offers Scholarship for Writers-in-Exile

By | June 28, 2017 at 10:51 am

PEN Canada and Humber College are pleased to announce a full scholarship for PEN Canada writers-in-exile to the School for Writers.

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Writing from Exile: Catching Up with Eden Eyasu

Writing from Exile: Catching Up with Eden Eyasu

By | December 18, 2015 at 12:45 pm

PEN staff caught up with Eden Eyasu as she nears the midpoint of her residency at George Brown.

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Dieu Cay: One Year of Freedom

Dieu Cay: One Year of Freedom

By | October 2, 2015 at 3:54 pm

Dieu Cay, was released from prison on October 21, 2014. PEN Canada caught up with him to see how he is adjusting to exile in California.

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Eden Eyasu Appointed PEN Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College

Eden Eyasu Appointed PEN Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College

By | September 4, 2015 at 2:14 pm

PEN Canada is pleased to announce Eden Eyasu as the 2015 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College.

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From the Archives: A Writer’s Journey

From the Archives: A Writer’s Journey

By | March 19, 2015 at 2:35 pm

Martha Kumsa came to Canada in 1991. As a journalist from Ethiopia, she had been held in prison under atrocius conditions for nine years and eight months before being released in 1989 with the help of PEN Canada. The following is a reflection on fractured identity, from being Oromo, to Ethiopian, to a Black writer in Canada.

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Paola Gómez Restrepo Appointed PEN Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College

Paola Gómez Restrepo Appointed PEN Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College

By | November 5, 2014 at 2:46 pm

Paola Gómez Restrepo, a member of PEN Canada’s Writer-in-Exile Network, has been chosen as George Brown’s 2015 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence.

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