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Myanmar: Zarganar’s arrest highlights junta’s efforts to silence critics

Myanmar: Zarganar’s arrest highlights junta’s efforts to silence critics

By | April 8, 2021 at 5:19 pm

Myanmar: Zarganar’s arrest highlights junta’s efforts to silence critics

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Deadline Extended: RBC/PEN Canada 2021 New Voices Award

Deadline Extended: RBC/PEN Canada 2021 New Voices Award

By | March 15, 2021 at 3:11 pm

Deadline Extended! RBC/PEN Canada 2021 New Voices Award PEN Canada is now accepting English language submissions for the RBC/PEN Canada 2021 New Voices Award. The annual award aims to encourage new writing and to provide a space where unpublished writers can submit short stories, creative non-fiction, journalism, and poetry. A jury of distinguished PEN Canada […]

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Israel: Poet Dareen Tatour Sentenced to Five Months in Prison

Israel: Poet Dareen Tatour Sentenced to Five Months in Prison

By | August 1, 2018 at 12:46 pm

PEN strongly condemns the five-month prison sentence handed down to Dareen Tatour on July 31st, 2018 by the Nazareth District Court.

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Israel: End Judicial Proceedings and Ensure Dareen Tatour’s Immediate Release

Israel: End Judicial Proceedings and Ensure Dareen Tatour’s Immediate Release

By | July 4, 2018 at 9:51 am

PEN calls upon the Israeli authorities to end the judicial harassment of Tatour and immediately and unconditionally release her.

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Call for Applications: 2018 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

Call for Applications: 2018 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

By | June 25, 2018 at 7:18 am

PEN Canada invites applications from creative writers for the position of PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College from August 27, 2018 – December 14, 2018.

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Mikko Harvey has won the RBC/PEN Canada New Voices Award for unpublished writers aged 17-30.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