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Deadline Extended: RBC/PEN Canada 2021 New Voices Award

Deadline Extended: RBC/PEN Canada 2021 New Voices Award

By | March 15, 2021 at 3:11 pm

Deadline Extended! RBC/PEN Canada 2021 New Voices Award PEN Canada is now accepting English language submissions for the RBC/PEN Canada 2021 New Voices Award. The annual award aims to encourage new writing and to provide a space where unpublished writers can submit short stories, creative non-fiction, journalism, and poetry. A jury of distinguished PEN Canada […]

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PEN Canada/Ken Filkow 2021 Prize Open for Nominations

PEN Canada/Ken Filkow 2021 Prize Open for Nominations

By | February 25, 2021 at 4:19 pm

Named in memory of Kenneth A. Filkow, Q.C., a distinguished Winnipeg lawyer, former chair of the Manitoba Human Rights Commission, and active member of PEN Canada’s Canadian Issues Committee, the prize celebrates champions of freedom of expression. The right to freedom of opinion and expression is protected under article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and enshrined as a fundamental freedom in section 2(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. This prize is funded by Cynthia Wine and Philip Slayton.

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