Abdulrahman Matar is a Syrian-born writer, journalist, poet and novelist. He is a member of PEN Canada’s Writers in Exile group, the Syrian writers’ Association, and the Writers’ Union of …
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.
PEN International and PEN Canada are concerned about reprisals by the Azerbaijani authorities against the relatives of Sahib Teymurov.
Solomon Hailemariam, former president of PEN Ethiopia and current PEN Canada Writer-in-Exile, reflects on his first Canadian winter.
Ava Homa, the scholarship’s inaugural recipient, will work on her new manuscript under the guidance David Bezmozgis.
PEN Canada and Humber College are pleased to announce a full scholarship for PEN Canada writers-in-exile to the School for Writers.
PEN staff caught up with Eden Eyasu as she nears the midpoint of her residency at George Brown.
Dieu Cay, was released from prison on October 21, 2014. PEN Canada caught up with him to see how he is adjusting to exile in California.
PEN Canada is pleased to announce Eden Eyasu as the 2015 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College.
Martha Kumsa came to Canada in 1991. As a journalist from Ethiopia, she had been held in prison under atrocius conditions for nine years and eight months before being released in 1989 with the help of PEN Canada. The following is a reflection on fractured identity, from being Oromo, to Ethiopian, to a Black writer in Canada.