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.

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The Silence After Khashoggi

The murder of Jamal Khashoggi continues to chill freedom of expression in the Middle East By Abdulrahman Matar Two years have passed since Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered inside …

Raihan Abir: The Rhetoric of Resistance

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.

Off The Mirror

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.