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Canada: Concerns Around Prosecution of Yvan Godbout

Canada: Concerns Around Prosecution of Yvan Godbout

By | February 5, 2020 at 1:49 pm

The prosecution of Québécois writer Yvan Godbout for the ‘production of child pornography’ in relation to scenes in his novel Hansel & Gretel, and his editor, Éditions ADA inc., for the ‘production and distribution of child pornography’, represents a significant test of the protection of freedom of expression in Quebec and Canada more broadly, said PEN […]

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Against Type: An Evening with Junot Díaz and Rawi Hage

Against Type: An Evening with Junot Díaz and Rawi Hage

By | April 5, 2016 at 3:40 pm

An intimate dinner with authors Junot Díaz and Rawi Hage at Toronto’s George Restaurant.

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Linwood Barclay Writes to Eskinder Nega

Linwood Barclay Writes to Eskinder Nega

By | November 11, 2015 at 3:33 pm

Linwood Barclay, author of Broken Promise and No Safe House, wrote this note to Ethiopian journalist and editor, Eskinder Nega.

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Yann Martel Writes to Eskinder Nega

Yann Martel Writes to Eskinder Nega

By | November 11, 2015 at 3:28 pm

Yann Martel, author of Life of Pi, wrote this note to Ethiopian journalist, Eskinder Nega.

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John Ralston Saul Writes to Raif Badawi

John Ralston Saul Writes to Raif Badawi

By | November 11, 2015 at 3:17 pm

John Ralston Saul, author of Dark Diversions and The Comeback, wrote this note to Saudi Arabian blogger and author, Raif Badawi, who is serving a 10 year prison sentence and facing 1000 lashes.

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Andrew Pyper Writes to Raif Badawi

Andrew Pyper Writes to Raif Badawi

By | November 11, 2015 at 3:01 pm

Andrew Pyper, author of The Damned and The Demonologist, wrote this note to Saudi Arabian blogger and author, Raif Badawi, who is serving a 10 year prison sentence and facing 1000 lashes.

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John Vaillant Writes to Khadija Ismayilova

John Vaillant Writes to Khadija Ismayilova

By | November 11, 2015 at 2:53 pm

John Vaillant, author of The Jaguar’s Children and The Golden Spruce, wrote this note to Azerbaijani investigative journalist, Khadija Ismayilova, who is serving a seven and a half years in prison.

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Katherine Govier Writes to Raif Badawi

Katherine Govier Writes to Raif Badawi

By | November 11, 2015 at 1:10 pm

Katherine Govier, author of The Ghost Brush and Creation, wrote this note to Saudi Arabian blogger and author, Raif Badawi, who is serving a 10 year prison sentence and facing 1000 lashes.

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Canadian Literature and Authors: A Portrait

Canadian Literature and Authors: A Portrait

By | October 2, 2015 at 3:43 pm

This October, artist Mark Raynes Roberts’ ILLUMINATION comes to Toronto. PEN Canada asked Roberts about his artwork, his process and Canadian creativity.

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Ideas in Dialogue: Fighting Words

Ideas in Dialogue: Fighting Words

By | June 4, 2015 at 6:12 pm

On June 2, 2015 PEN Canada presented Fighting Words at the Art Gallery of Ontario’s Jackman Hall.

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