No, You're Crazy - A New Novel by Jeff Beamish

Jeff Beamish
POSTED: May 25, 2023

New Publication

A teenage girl with a rare mental disorder attracts dangerous attention when she claims she can see into the future. No, You’re Crazy is a multilayered novel that examines the many ways a family… More

Book Launch and Conversation: Dreaming Home by Lucian Childs

Lucian Childs | POSTED: May 18, 2023

Literary Reading or Event

Join Biblioasis and Queen Books Thursday, June 1, 2023 from 6 - 8 pm in celebrating the debut of Lucian Childs—Dreaming Home, a queer coming-of-age that poignantly explores the ways we search for… More

Book release: Peanut Butter and Pandemonium

Anita Daher | POSTED: May 18, 2023

New Publication

Hi, friends. The second novel in my The Mythic Adventures of Samuel Templeton has ben released.  Peanut Butter and Pandemonium:  "On Goat Loops, in the realm of Niff, Sam learns a… More

Writing Tough Topics for Young Readers

Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award | POSTED: May 15, 2023

Literary Reading or Event

Thursday, May 25, 7:30PM ADT, Zoom Webinar "Writing Tough Topics for Young Readers" with Hackmatack nominees Laura Best, Edeet Ravel, and Valerie Sherrard Join 2023 Hackmatack award nominees Laura… More

Finding the Fun in Children's Nonfiction

Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award | POSTED: May 15, 2023

Literary Reading or Event

Tuesday, May 23, 7:30PM ADT, Zoom Webinar "Finding the Fun in Children's Nonfiction" with Hackmatack nominee Rachel Poliquin Non-fiction is NOT fiction’s boring cousin. Join children’s non-fiction… More

Double Reader's Choice Award Nominations

Jane Thorbjornsen, JB Warren | POSTED: May 12, 2023

Contest or Award

Jane Baird Warren’s debut Middle-Grade novel, How to Be a Goldfish (Scholastic 2022), has been named a 2023 Snow Willow Finalist in the Saskatchewan Young Readers Award – AND - 2024 Northern Lights… More

Outside Looking In: The Seriously Funny Life and Work of George Carlin

John Corcelli
POSTED: May 10, 2023

New Publication

Five year member, John Corcelli has a new book on the legendary wordsmith and comedian George Carlin. It’s available at on-line book retailers. Warning: Seven Dirty Words are… More

J.M. Frey Inks Deal with Wattpad

Peggy Barnett | POSTED: May 9, 2023

New Publication

J.M. Frey is very pleased to announce that her sapphic time travel romance TIME AND TIDE has been acquired by Margot Mallinson at W by Wattpad, for publication in summer 2024. The novel,… More

Bramah's Quest, the journey continues

My author first name is “Renee Sarojini” like “Mary Jane”
POSTED: May 5, 2023

New Publication

The year is 2087 and the time-travelling demigoddess, Bramah, a locksmith, is back on planet Earth, helping seed savers and resisters survive climate change and global inequality. Bramah is on a quest… More

Call for Pitches: Write Magazine

The Writers' Union of Canada | POSTED: May 4, 2023

Call For Submissions

Write magazine is looking for TWUC member contributors to the upcoming summer issue. The theme is DIY, and we are seeking writers to cover the following topics in short, punchy… More