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Of the 145 PEN International Centres established today in around 100 countries around the world, the Canadian PEN Centre is one of the oldest. The Centre was founded in 1926 in Montreal on the suggestion of the first president of PEN International, the British writer and Nobel Prize winner John Galsworthy. 

Centre québécois

Des 145 centres du PEN International établis aujourd’hui dans une centaine de pays à travers le monde, le PEN Club canadien est un des plus anciens. Le Centre a été fondé en 1926, à Montréal, à la suggestion du premier président du PEN International, l’écrivain britannique et prix Nobel John Galsworthy.

Centro Quebequés

De los 145 Centros de PEN Internacional establecidos hoy en día en una centena de países, el Centro PEN Canadiense es uno de los más antiguos. Fue fundado en 1926 en Montreal a propuesta del primer presidente de PEN Internacional, el escritor y Premio Nobel John Galsworthy.

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Selection from the Quebecois Centre

1 Empty chair for Amanuel Asrat

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2 Pour mémoire – écrivaines pour la liberté

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3 Blue Metropolis Festival 2019

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4 Clement during the election panel

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5 Tribute reading to Zehra Doğan

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6 Wendat purification ritual for the 81st Congress

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7 Greeting card by Jacques Goldstyn

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8 Adrienne Clarkson and John Ralston Saul

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9 Ensaf Haidar talks at the 81st Congress

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10 Ruperta Bautista at the 85th Congress

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11 Minute of silence for Amanuel Asrat

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12 Angye Gaona at the Trois-Rivières poetry festival

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13 Raif Badawi’s family during 81st Congress

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1 A short history of the Québec Declaration on Literary Translation and Translators
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