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Book Raises Money, Awareness for PEN Canada

Book Raises Money, Awareness for PEN Canada

By | August 8, 2013 at 2:56 pm

Dominic Ali talks to Jennifer Lanthier, author of “The Stamp Collector”— a picture book Yann Martel described as “a darkly luminous tale about the power of stories and the bonds of empathy they can weave.”

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Opening Night of the Toronto Spur Festival is Now Online

Opening Night of the Toronto Spur Festival is Now Online

By | April 25, 2013 at 12:00 pm

Video recap and liveblog of PEN Canada’s “Future of the Book” event with Paul Holdengräber and Hugh McGuire at Spur Festival Toronto.

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Reinventing the Book – A Q&A with Hugh McGuire

Reinventing the Book – A Q&A with Hugh McGuire

By | April 8, 2013 at 10:43 am

Books have never been individual pursuits. There are editors and put-upon friends, colleagues, trusted advisors, agents, mothers and fathers, workshoppers, copyeditors, proofreaders, designers … all of whom influence what book is finally published. No writer is an island.

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Forbidden Reading

Forbidden Reading

By | April 8, 2013 at 10:29 am

Mark Johnston, director of documentary “Forbidden Reading,” speaks with PEN Canada about the project and some of the contemporary censorship issues addressed in the film.

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Spur Festival

Spur Festival

By | April 2, 2013 at 1:52 pm

PEN Canada partners with the Literary Review of Canada and Diaspora Dialogues to launch Spur, a new national festival of politics, art and ideas in Toronto and Winnipeg this spring.

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The Future of the Book: Paul Holdengräber and Hugh McGuire in Conversation

The Future of the Book: Paul Holdengräber and Hugh McGuire in Conversation

By | March 21, 2013 at 12:06 pm

As the future of the written word shifts from static pages to animated screens, readers, publishers, and writers alike have begun to consider the same fundamental question: what is the future of the book?

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