Grains of Light, by Emily M. Keeler in PEN Canada's 2016/17 Annual Report, details Advocate Kate Creasey's efforts for Azerbaijani writer Rashad Ramazanov.

Grains of Light

PEN Canada Vice-President, Emily M. Keeler, tells the story of Advocate Kate Creasey’s work on the behalf of imprisoned Azeri writer Rashad Ramazanov.

Imprisoned Writer 2015

Day of the Imprisoned Writer 2015

John Ralston Saul, Katherine Govier, Andrew Pyper, Yann Martel, Linwood Barclay and John Valliant put pen to paper for three imprisoned writers: Raif Badawi, Khadija Ismayilova and Eskinder Nega.

John Ralston Saul writes to Raif Badawi

John Ralston Saul Writes to Raif Badawi

John Ralston Saul, author of Dark Diversions and The Comeback, wrote this note to Saudi Arabian blogger and author, Raif Badawi, who is serving a 10 year prison sentence and facing 1000 lashes.

Andrew Pyper writes to Raif Badawi

Andrew Pyper Writes to Raif Badawi

Andrew Pyper, author of The Damned and The Demonologist, wrote this note to Saudi Arabian blogger and author, Raif Badawi, who is serving a 10 year prison sentence and facing 1000 lashes.

John Vaillant and Khadija Ismayilova

John Vaillant Writes to Khadija Ismayilova

John Vaillant, author of The Jaguar’s Children and The Golden Spruce, wrote this note to Azerbaijani investigative journalist, Khadija Ismayilova, who is serving a seven and a half years in prison.

Katherine Govier writes to Raif Badawi

Katherine Govier Writes to Raif Badawi

Katherine Govier, author of The Ghost Brush and Creation, wrote this note to Saudi Arabian blogger and author, Raif Badawi, who is serving a 10 year prison sentence and facing 1000 lashes.