FOLD: The Power of the PEN

Eden Eyasu photographed by Marilyn Ruth
FOLD: The Power of the PEN


9:00 AM - 10:20 AM


Central Public School - Brampton
24 Alexander St., Brampton, Ontario, L6V 1H6

Festival of Literary Diversity: The Power of the PEN with Eden Eyasu

Friday, May 6, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 10:20 p.m.
Central Public School, 24 Alexander St., Brampton
Festival of Literary Diversity Website

Eritrean poet, journalist and fiction writer Eden Eyasu chronicled the spread of HIV/AIDS in Eritrea and the impact of the border war with Ethiopia. Some of her colleagues were imprisoned. Some are presumed dead. As part of PEN Canada’s Writer in Exile program, Eyasu shares her story and the challenges of re-settling in Canada with PEN Canada’s Brendan de Caires.



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