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Call For Submissions: RBC/PEN Canada New Voices Award 2019

Call For Submissions: RBC/PEN Canada New Voices Award 2019

By | February 20, 2019 at 12:29 pm

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 The annual award aims to encourage new writing and to provide a space where young, unpublished writers can submit short stories, creative non-fiction, journalism, and poetry.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

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Turkey: Global Appeal Marks 1000 Days Behind Bars for Nedim Türfent

Turkey: Global Appeal Marks 1000 Days Behind Bars for Nedim Türfent

By | February 13, 2019 at 5:06 pm

Turkey: Global appeal marks 1000 days behind bars for Nedim Türfent IPI, PEN International and MLSA collects signatures for a joint letter to support Nedim February 5, 2019 – Over 650 writers, journalists, publishers, artists and activists are calling for the immediate and unconditional release of news editor, reporter and poet Nedim Türfent. Today marks 1000 days […]

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Oleg Sentsov awarded the 2018 Sakharov Prize

Oleg Sentsov awarded the 2018 Sakharov Prize

By | December 13, 2018 at 11:02 am

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani (middle) presents the award to Oleg Sentsov’s cousin Natalia Kaplan and his lawyer Dmitriy Dinze From PEN International Today, Ukrainian writer and filmmaker Oleg Sentsov was awarded the prestigious European Parliament’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Currently serving a 20-year prison sentence in Siberia on trumped-up terrorism charges, Oleg […]

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In Memory of Judith Rodríguez (1936-2018)

In Memory of Judith Rodríguez (1936-2018)

By | November 26, 2018 at 11:26 am

From PEN International: PEN International is deeply saddened by the passing of our friend, colleague and fearless defender of free expression, Judith Rodríguez. PEN International President, Jennifer Clement, said: ‘The news of Judith’s death is not just heartbreaking for PEN and its members, but also for me personally. I have lost a dear friend and confidant. Judith […]

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