Remembering Aaron Berhane

Aaron Berhane’s sudden passing from Covid-19 on May 1st was a devastating blow to PEN’s Writers-in-Exile group, which he chaired.

2021 Annual General Meeting

You are invited to attend PEN Canada’s AGM on: Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at 5:30 pm held remotely on Zoom. All current PEN Canada members who have paid their dues …

Ken Filkow Prize

Meet the Judges for the 2021 Ken Filkow Prize

PEN Canada’s Ken Filkow Prize was established in memory of Kenneth A. Filkow, Q.C., a distinguished Winnipeg lawyer and active member of PEN Canada’s Canadian Issues Committee. The award honours …

Liu Xiaobo Anniversary Campaign

The Liu Xiaobo Anniversary Campaign will act as a commemoration of Liu Xiaobo’s life, his contribution to Chinese literature, and his selfless work promoting basic freedoms in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), while also highlighting the case of writers Gui Minhai, Chimengül Awut, Kunchok Tsephel, Yang Hengjun and Qin Yongmin who are currently detained by the PRC government.