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Will we recover the freedoms we surrender to the fight against COVID-19?

Will we recover the freedoms we surrender to the fight against COVID-19?

By | April 25, 2020 at 2:19 pm

We are giving up our freedoms in the fight against COVID-19. The question is will we get them back? Does freedom – a true freedom of strong precepts rather than meaningless platitudes – interfere with what we must do to survive?

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Raihan Abir: The Rhetoric of Resistance

Raihan Abir: The Rhetoric of Resistance

By | December 17, 2019 at 11:25 am

In the fall of 2019, PEN Canada collaborated with Ryerson’s Community Engaged Learning & Teaching (CELT) initiative and Literatures of Modernity graduate program in the Faculty of Arts to bring members of our Writers-in-Exile network into the classroom.

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Off The Mirror

Off The Mirror

By | October 8, 2019 at 5:44 pm

This month, PEN Canada is proud to partner with İlkyaz, a monthly, literary platform that features works from writers in Turkey who are under the age of 35 and whose voices are rarely heard.

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Requiem for Vanished Poets

Requiem for Vanished Poets

By | October 8, 2019 at 5:44 pm

This month, PEN Canada is proud to partner with İlkyaz, a monthly, literary platform that features works from writers in Turkey who are under the age of 35 and whose voices are rarely heard.

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İlkyaz – New Voices from Turkey

İlkyaz – New Voices from Turkey

By | October 8, 2019 at 5:14 pm

This month, PEN Canada is proud to partner with İlkyaz, a monthly, literary platform that features works from writers in Turkey who are under the age of 35 and whose voices are rarely heard.

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Our Dear Departed, Slipped and Fell Right Off My Dear Wife’s Womb

Our Dear Departed, Slipped and Fell Right Off My Dear Wife’s Womb

By | October 8, 2019 at 5:04 pm

This month, PEN Canada is proud to partner with İlkyaz, a monthly, literary platform that features works from writers in Turkey who are under the age of 35 and whose voices are rarely heard.

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2019 New Voices Award: Q&A with Noor Naga

2019 New Voices Award: Q&A with Noor Naga

By | July 19, 2019 at 10:01 am

Noor Naga is the winner of the 2019 RBC/PEN Canada New Voices Award for unpublished writers aged 17-30. The award, funded by the RBC Emerging Artists Project, includes a $3,000 cash prize and mentorship from a Canadian author. Pen Canada: You were born in Philadelphia, raised in Dubai, studied in Toronto, and currently live in […]

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Q&A with Onder Deligoz, Winner of the 2018 Humber-PEN Writers-In-Exile Scholarship

Q&A with Onder Deligoz, Winner of the 2018 Humber-PEN Writers-In-Exile Scholarship

By | July 17, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Onder Deligoz is a Turkish author and journalist currently residing in Canada. He was the recipient of the 2018 Humber School of Writers, PEN Writers in Exile Scholarship. The full scholarship is available to writers in exile who wish to participate in Humber’s Creative Writing by Correspondence Program, where students work with a professional writer-mentor […]

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Q&A with Filkow Prize Winner Tim Bousquet

Q&A with Filkow Prize Winner Tim Bousquet

By | June 11, 2019 at 1:46 pm

PEN Canada’s Ken Filkow prize recognizes an individual or group that has advanced freedom of expression in Canada.

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Rashad Ramazanov Begins Hunger Strike in Support of Mehman Huseynov

Rashad Ramazanov Begins Hunger Strike in Support of Mehman Huseynov

By | January 15, 2019 at 5:57 pm

Rashad Ramazanov and other Azeri dissidents are joining Mehman Huseynov in a hunger strike.

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