John Ralston Saul
John Ralston Saul has published five novels that have been translated into more than a dozen languages. A long-time champion of freedom of expression, Saul was elected President of International PEN in October 2009. He is also co-Chair of the Institute for Canadian Citizenship, a national organization working with new citizens, and Founder and Honorary Chair of Le français pour l’avenir/French for the Future, an organization which advances the use of French among secondary school students. A Companion in the Order of Canada, Saul is also Chevalier in the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres of France.