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PEN Canada publishes Annual Report, “The things we could not carry”

At the 2024 annual general meeting, PEN Canada announced its latest Annual Report, titled The Things We Could Not Carry. Alongside an accounting of the last year’s activities and the …

Literary Events

Author Readings and Book Signing for ‘The Uncaged Voice – Stories by Writers in Exile’

When: Tuesday, June 18, 2024 | 7 to 9:30 p.m. (Doors at 6:30 p.m) Where: Old Town Hall (460 Botsford Street, New Market, ON) How:  Free admission | Light refreshments …

Annual General Meeting 2024

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Türkiye: International Media Freedom and Human Rights Organisations Condemn Alarming Surge in Arrests of Kurdish Journalists

The International Press Institute (IPI), Media and Law Studies Association (MLSA) and 26 press freedom, freedom of expression and human rights organizations vehemently condemn the arrest of three Kurdish journalists last …

From the Archives

TIFA 2022 — The Freedom to Write and to Read: Standing with Salman Rushdie

“Free Speech is the whole ball game. Free speech is life itself.” — Salman Rushdie PEN Canada, Penguin Random House Canada, Toronto International Festival of Authors and Writers’ Trust of Canada …

Q&A with Chris Tenove on Toxic Disinformation