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Desmond Cole wins 2017 PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize for freedom of expression

Desmond Cole wins 2017 PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize for freedom of expression

By | December 14, 2017 at 9:16 am

Desmond Cole has won the 2017 PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize for freedom of expression in Canada.

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2017 Escribir sin Miedo Prize: Unacknowledged Victims

2017 Escribir sin Miedo Prize: Unacknowledged Victims

By | November 23, 2017 at 5:54 pm

‘Unacknowledged Victims’ by Wendy Funes is the winning entry from the 2016 Escribir sin Miedo Prize for investigative/public interest journalism in Honduras.

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PEN Canada One Humanity Award

PEN Canada One Humanity Award

By | October 18, 2017 at 10:36 am

PEN Canada One Humanity Award Introduced in 2006, The One Humanity Award is presented by the members of PEN Canada to a writer whose work transcends the boundaries of national divides and inspires connections across cultures. Valued at $5,000 CAD, the award honours PEN’s commitment to literature as a common currency between nations, and as […]

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PEN Canada Looking for Champions of Free Expression

PEN Canada Looking for Champions of Free Expression

By | June 14, 2017 at 6:50 am

Nominations sought for the PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize Nominations for the 2017 PEN Canada/Ken Filkow prize are now open. The $1,000 annual prize is awarded to an individual or group who has advanced freedom of expression in Canada. About the Prize Named in memory of Kenneth A. Filkow, Q.C., a distinguished Winnipeg lawyer, former chair […]

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PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize awarded to Raihan Abir

PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize awarded to Raihan Abir

By | September 13, 2016 at 9:00 am

Author and blogger Raihan Abir will receive the PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize at the PEN Canada benefit at the International Festival of Authors, October 22.

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2016 Call for Nominations: PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize

2016 Call for Nominations: PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize

By | July 4, 2016 at 9:53 am

PEN Canada calls for nominations for the PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize, which recognizes champions of freedom of expression in Canada.

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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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Franke James receives the inaugural PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize

Franke James receives the inaugural PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize

By | May 26, 2015 at 10:00 am

Writer, artist and environmental activist Franke James will receive the inaugural PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize at PEN Canada’s Ideas in Dialogue event, June 2.

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PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize

PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize

By | April 10, 2015 at 10:42 am

The PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize is given annually to an individual or institution in Canada who has demonstrated courage and integrity in the interest of freedom of expression. Nominations for this year’s award are invited from the public before May 7, 2015.

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PEN Americas Summit: PEN Delegation in Honduras Calls for Greater Protection for Writers and Launches Award for Investigative Journalism

PEN Americas Summit: PEN Delegation in Honduras Calls for Greater Protection for Writers and Launches Award for Investigative Journalism

By | February 16, 2015 at 2:00 pm

A PEN delegation arrived in Tegucigalpa this week to stand in solidarity with the recently established PEN Honduras Centre.

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