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Call for Nominations: 2018 PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize

Nominations for the 2018 PEN Canada/Ken Filkow prize, awarded each year to an individual or group who has advanced free expression in Canada, are now open.

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literary events

Re-Imagined Homelands: Marlon James with David Chariandy

Prize winning authors David Chariandy and Marlon James discuss how fiction has reclaimed representations of the Caribbean within mainstream American, British and Canadian literature. The conversation will be moderated by Brendan de Caires.

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Ethiopia: Journalists Released from Prison

PEN International welcomes the news that Ethiopian journalists Eskinder Nega, Woubshet Taye, and blogger Zelalem Workagegnehu.

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from the archives

Summer 1996: Margaret Atwood, Eugene Benson & Graeme Gibson Look Back

Authors Margaret Atwood, Eugene Benson and Graeme Gibson brought PEN Canada to Toronto in 1984.

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