Video: Miriam Toews on her PEN Pick Marwencol

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On March 24, 2014, Miriam Toews, winner of the Governor General Award for Fiction, hosted the third event in the PEN Picks series presented in partnership with Hot Docs, at which celebrated authors are invited to present a documentary of their choice.

In this video, Miriam Toews describes her motivations for choosing Marwencol, explores the documentary’s theme of art as survival, and considers the similarities between the main character’s art and her own writing.

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