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Mikko Harvey wins RBC/PEN Canada New Voices Award

Mikko Harvey wins RBC/PEN Canada New Voices Award

By | November 30, 2017 at 7:30 am

Mikko Harvey has won the RBC/PEN Canada New Voices Award for unpublished writers aged 17-30.

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Imprisoned Palestinian Poet Ashraf Fayadh Wins PEN Canada One Humanity Award

Imprisoned Palestinian Poet Ashraf Fayadh Wins PEN Canada One Humanity Award

By | October 17, 2017 at 8:30 am

Imprisoned Palestinian poet and visual artist Ashraf Fayadh will receive the PEN Canada One Humanity Award, October 20 at the International Festival of Authors.

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Call for Applications: 2017 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

Call for Applications: 2017 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

By | August 3, 2017 at 3:58 pm

PEN Canada invites applications from creative writers for the position of PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College from August 28, 2017 – December 17, 2017.

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Inspiritus Press: Bringing the Noise for PEN Canada

Inspiritus Press: Bringing the Noise for PEN Canada

By | May 16, 2017 at 11:42 am

Report on Inspiritus Press’ pop up street reading tour for National Poetry Month and PEN Canada.

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Night of a Thousand Birds

Night of a Thousand Birds

By | February 9, 2017 at 2:50 pm

Notes from Toronto poet Lillian Necakov on a poetry reading marathon and fundraiser held January 18, 2017.

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Call for Applications: 2016 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

Call for Applications: 2016 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

By | June 10, 2016 at 3:26 pm

PEN Canada invites applications from creative writers for the position of PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College from August 29, 2016 – December 16, 2016.

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World Poetry Day 2016: Take Action for Aron Atabek

World Poetry Day 2016: Take Action for Aron Atabek

By | March 21, 2016 at 10:05 am

Demand that Aron Atabek is moved to a prison within visiting distance, and for him to be allowed visits, calls and letters from his loved ones.

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Iran: Upcoming Appeal of Two Poets Against Harsh Sentences

Iran: Upcoming Appeal of Two Poets Against Harsh Sentences

By | December 18, 2015 at 4:22 pm

PEN International has learned that the appeal of poets and lyricists Fatemeh Ekhtesari and Mehdi Moosavi will be heard on 23 December 2015.

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Saudi Arabia Sentences Poet to Death

Saudi Arabia Sentences Poet to Death

By | November 24, 2015 at 11:16 am

PEN Canada joins PEN International in their condemnation of Saudi Arabian authorities’ decision to sentence poet Ashraf Fayadh to death.

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Call for Applications: 2015 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

Call for Applications: 2015 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

By | July 31, 2015 at 4:01 pm

PEN Canada invites applications from creative writers for the position of PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College from August 31, 2015 – December 19, 2015.

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