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PEN Partners with Spur Festival

PEN Partners with Spur Festival

By | March 20, 2014 at 4:38 pm

PEN Canada enters its second year in partnership with the Spur Festival of politics, art, and ideas with events in Winnipeg, Toronto, and Vancouver.

Posted in: Events

Opening Night of the Toronto Spur Festival is Now Online

Opening Night of the Toronto Spur Festival is Now Online

By | April 25, 2013 at 12:00 pm

Video recap and liveblog of PEN Canada’s “Future of the Book” event with Paul Holdengräber and Hugh McGuire at Spur Festival Toronto.

Posted in: Events

Reimagining Democracy – Q&A with Hendrik Hertzberg

Reimagining Democracy – Q&A with Hendrik Hertzberg

By | April 23, 2013 at 2:42 pm

PEN Canada asked Hendrik Hertzberg, why it has become so difficult to rein in vested interests in the United States, and to overcome Constitutional hurdles to progressive legislation on gun control, healthcare and campaign finance reform.

Posted in: Blog

PEN Canada liveblog: “Vested Interests in Politics”

PEN Canada liveblog: “Vested Interests in Politics”

By | April 14, 2013 at 4:00 pm

PEN Canada’s liveblog from our “Vested Interests in Politics” event with Hendrik Hertzberg and Chrystia Freeland at Spur Festival Toronto.

Posted in: Events

Reinventing the Book – A Q&A with Hugh McGuire

Reinventing the Book – A Q&A with Hugh McGuire

By | April 8, 2013 at 10:43 am

Books have never been individual pursuits. There are editors and put-upon friends, colleagues, trusted advisors, agents, mothers and fathers, workshoppers, copyeditors, proofreaders, designers … all of whom influence what book is finally published. No writer is an island.

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Spur Festival

Spur Festival

By | April 2, 2013 at 1:52 pm

PEN Canada partners with the Literary Review of Canada and Diaspora Dialogues to launch Spur, a new national festival of politics, art and ideas in Toronto and Winnipeg this spring.

Posted in: News

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