Every February, we celebrate Freedom to Read Week – seven days that celebrate our right to read and write as we please.
This year’s Freedom to Read Week panel will discuss the intricacies of reporting and reading about conflict in Gaza.
This year, inspired by the objectives of Freedom to Read week, students from the newly formed University of King’s College and Dalhousie PEN centre arranged for a bookmobile to visit communities with limited access to books.
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.
PEN Canada brings you liveblog updates from our Freedom to Read Week event, Beyond Book Burning.