More than 100 journalists have been killed in Mexico since 2000. This piece profiles Verónica Villalvazo, who investigates femicide in this climate of fear.
In December 2017, PEN Canada held a security training workshop for Indigenous women journalists in Guatemala, teaching them how to protect themselves and to cope with the stress of working in dangerous environments.
Christopher Hitchens memorably described Martin Amis’s style as “a synthesis of astonishing wit and moral assiduity.” Both were much in evidence as Amis spoke with the novelist and biographer Charlie Foran at PEN Canada’s 2018 gala dinner.
LPP student Maria Gabriela Martinez writes about the security workshops held by PEN and the University of Toronto’s International Human Rights Program in Guatemala City, December 7-9, 2017.
Solomon Hailemariam, former president of PEN Ethiopia and current PEN Canada Writer-in-Exile, reflects on his first Canadian winter.
Report on PEN Canada’s December 2017 security workshops for indigenous women journalists in Guatemala City.
PEN Canada Vice-President, Emily M. Keeler, tells the story of Advocate Kate Creasey’s work on the behalf of imprisoned Azeri writer Rashad Ramazanov.
Poet Mikko Harvey is the 2017 winner of the RBC/PEN Canada New Voices Award for unpublished writers aged 17-30.
‘Unacknowledged Victims’ by Wendy Funes is the winning entry from the 2016 Escribir sin Miedo Prize for investigative/public interest journalism in Honduras.
Adela Navarro is the director of, Zeta, one of the only news outlets in Mexico to regularly report on drug trafficking, corruption and organized crime.