1,000 Bird Poems by Necakov will feature guest poets reading about 40 tweet-length poems by Toronto poet Lillian Necakov.
Writer and filmmaker David Bezmozgis in conversation with Adam Hochschild, author of King Leopold's Ghost, To End All Wars, and, most recently, Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, about the lessons we learn from writers and activists battling fascism, racism, and other forms of injustice.
Join us Sunday, September 25 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Harbourfront Centre for the 27th annual Word on the Street Festival.
PEN Canada co-presents Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema from August 12-18.
Darkness in Dhaka is presented by Canadian Journalists for Free Expression, featuring PEN Canada Programs Manager, Brendan de Caires, as a panelist. Register for this free [...]
PEN Canada’s annual general meeting will take place on at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the Arts and Letter Club
Eritrean poet, journalist and fiction writer Eden Eyasu shares her story and the challenges of re-settling in Canada.
Junot Díaz (This is How You Lose Her) interviewed by Sunil Yapa (Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist). about diaspora, globalization, and those we reach towards--economically, geographically, personally--when we write.
An intimate dinner with authors Junot Díaz and Rawi Hage at Toronto's George Restaurant.
This year's Freedom to Read Week panel will discuss the intricacies of reporting and reading on conflict in Gaza.
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