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PEN Canada and PEN International concerned by calls to remove website

PEN Canada and PEN International concerned by calls to remove website

By | January 16, 2018 at 5:08 pm

PEN Canada and PEN International are concerned by calls for the removal of a website critical of UBC’s suspension and firing of Steven Galloway.

Posted in: News

2018 PEN Gala Dinner with special guest, Martin Amis

2018 PEN Gala Dinner with special guest, Martin Amis

By | January 12, 2018 at 11:58 am

Join PEN Canada and Martin Amis for an intimate evening of conversation ranging from Saul Bellow to Donald Trump: incendiary politics, literature, and the madness of crowds.

Posted in: Events

Turkey: Unfair Trials Illustrate Continuing Onslaught on Free Speech in Turkey

Turkey: Unfair Trials Illustrate Continuing Onslaught on Free Speech in Turkey

By | December 26, 2017 at 9:09 am

PEN Belgium/Flanders, PEN International and PEN Turkey observed several hearings in the cases of Cumhuriyet journalists.

Posted in: News

Egypt: Blogger Faces New Prison Sentence for ‘Insulting the Judiciary’

Egypt: Blogger Faces New Prison Sentence for ‘Insulting the Judiciary’

By | December 22, 2017 at 9:48 am

Blogger and activist Alaa Abd El Fattah could be subjected to a new prison sentence under the charge of “insulting the judiciary”.

Posted in: Campaigns

Desmond Cole wins 2017 PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize for freedom of expression

Desmond Cole wins 2017 PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize for freedom of expression

By | December 14, 2017 at 9:16 am

Desmond Cole has won the 2017 PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize for freedom of expression in Canada.

Posted in: News

Happy Birthday, Rashad!

Happy Birthday, Rashad!

By | December 7, 2017 at 10:45 am

PEN Canada Honorary Member, Rashad Ramazanov, will celebrate his birthday behind bars again this year. Write him a birthday note!

Posted in: Campaigns

Season’s Greetings Campaign

Season’s Greetings Campaign

By | December 5, 2017 at 3:16 pm

Every December, members of the PEN community come together to write messages of solidarity, support and hope to their fellow writers imprisoned or persecuted for exercising their right to free expression.

Posted in: Campaigns

Screening: Velvet Revolution at Cinema Politica Concordia

Screening: Velvet Revolution at Cinema Politica Concordia

By | December 1, 2017 at 3:23 pm

Six women directors follow female journalists who courageously and tirelessly work in their field despite a myriad of threats and challenges.

Posted in: Events

New Voices Award: Q&A with 2017 winner Mikko Harvey

New Voices Award: Q&A with 2017 winner Mikko Harvey

By | November 30, 2017 at 9:41 am

Poet Mikko Harvey is the 2017 winner of the RBC/PEN Canada New Voices Award for unpublished writers aged 17-30.

Posted in: Blog

Mikko Harvey wins RBC/PEN Canada New Voices Award

Mikko Harvey wins RBC/PEN Canada New Voices Award

By | November 30, 2017 at 7:30 am

Mikko Harvey has won the RBC/PEN Canada New Voices Award for unpublished writers aged 17-30.

Posted in: News

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