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Celebrating 15 years of Livres comme l’Air

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Celebrating 15 years of Livres comme l’Air

Photograph of a mural celebrating the 15 years of the collaborative event Livres comme l’Air, during the 81st PEN International Congress. Livres comme l’Air was a yearly event organized by the Quebecois Centre, Amnesty International, and the Union des écrivaines et écrivains du Québec (UNEQ), which raised awareness about persecuted writers by pairing them to Quebecois writers, who would then write them a letter and send them a personally selected and dedicated book. The 81st Congress of PEN International took place from 13 to 16 October 2015 in Quebec City, and was titled: Translation = Creation = Freedom.

Célébration de 15 ans de Livres comme l'Air

Photographie d'une murale célébrant les 15 ans de l'événement collaboratif Livres comme l'Air, lors du 81e Congrès du PEN International. Livres comme l'Air était un événement annuel organisé par le Centre québécois, Amnistie Internationale et l'Union des écrivaines et écrivains du Québec (UNEQ), qui visait à sensibiliser le public à la situation de certains écrivains persécuté en appariant ces derniers à des écrivains québécois qui, par la suite, leur écrivait une lettre et leur envoyait un livre personnellement choisi et dédicacé. Le 81e Congrès du PEN International a eu lieu du 13 au 16 octobre 2015, à Québec, sous le titre: Translation = Creation = Freedom.

Celebrando 15 años de Livres comme l'Air

Fotografía de un mural celebrando 15 años de la actividad colaborativa Livres comme l'Air, durante el 81o Congreso de PEN Internacional. Livres comme l'Air fue un encuentro anual organizado por el Centro Quebequés, Amnistía Internacional y la Union des écrivaines et écrivains du Québec (UNEQ), para visibilizar los escritores perseguidos, emparejándoles con escritores quebequeses, para que les escribieran cartas y se las enviaran personalmente junto a un libro dedicado. El 81o Congreso de PEN Internacional fue celebrado del 13 al 16 de octubre de 2015 en Ciudad de Quebec, y se tituló Translation = Creation = Freedom.

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16/10/2015

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Quebecois Centre

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Quebecois Centre  (Centre québécois du P.E.N. International)

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