Part One of the readings at PEN Canada’s annual fall gala benefit held on Friday, October 20 at the University of Toronto. It featured Nigerian Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka.

Also appearing will be Azar Nafisi (Reading Lolita in Tehran) along with acclaimed Canadian writers Miriam Toews, Wayson Choy and MG Vassanji. The host is writer and actor Ann-Marie McDonald.

The PEN Canada/Paul Kidd Courage Prize was presented to Vancouver Sun journalist Kim Bolan.

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A series of speeches and lectures from the finest minds of our time. Fresh ideas from speakers of note.