Join us September 27 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Harbourfront Centre for the 26th annual Word on the Street Festival. Drop by the PEN Canada booth to learn about current campaigns, upcoming events, sign-up for membership or pick up PEN swag!
Joseph Boyden and Andrew Pyper will discuss the challenges of writing intelligently about hateful subjects, and they will consider which taboos should be questioned, or broken, and which should be observed. Moderated by Becky Toyne.
PEN Canada's annual general meeting is schedule to take place on at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, 2015 in Seminar Room 1 at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Please join us for an informal reception after the meeting. Light refreshments will be served.
BUY TICKETS Saturday, May 2, 2015, 9.15pm: Alliance Française Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 3pm: Empress Walk 5 This timely and revealing documentary produced by acclaimed [...]
Historians Margaret MacMillan and Charlotte Gray will discuss the challenge of penning portraits of battle, how to make sense of the unreal, and the necessity of giving meaning to tragedy.
Cartoonists: Foot Soldiers of Democracy Director: Stéphanie Valloatto Toronto Premiere Co-presented by PEN Canada Friday, March 27 Cinema 2 6:00 p.m. Saturday, March 28 Cinema [...]
Declining revenues, downsized newsrooms and digital strategies. A panel of print, broadcast and digital journalists consider the agenda of public interest newsgathering in a transformed media landscape.
In this first-ever PEN Canada event in Calgary, award-winning sustainability author Chris Turner and provocative performance theorist Patrick Finn open up questions of sacred cows and taboo topics in the prairie metropolis.
This year PEN Canada will focus on the case of the Saudi editor and blogger Raif Badawi, founder of the Free Saudi Liberals website, who is currently serving a 10-year sentence for insulting Islam.
Join writers Ma Thida, Nay Phone Latt and Htay Htay Myint as they discuss the state of literature in Myanmar with Karen Connelly at the International Festival of Authors.
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