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New Publication

Saying Goodbye to London  How do you say good-bye to your baby after you’ve just said hello to first love? Francis is a shy 15-year-old when he meets edgy, confident 16-year-old Sawyer at a party. Sparks fly… and Sawyer gets pregnant. They hardly know each other, but now must deal with both their... More

New Publication

A Family Outing, published by Cormorant Books, is a story about the experiences I've had as a result of having a gay son. My life changed when my 16-year-old son told me he was gay.  Despite my initial reaction of shock, fear, hiding and denial, I became a public advocate for the LGBT community. ... More

Congratulations
Congratulations

Written by TWUC member Glen C. Strathy, How to Write a Book Now (www.how-to-write-a-book-now.com) has been named one of the 100 Best Websites for Writers for 2017 by Write Life (https://thewritelife.com/100-best-websites-for-writers-2017). Geared towards writers new to story theory, the site offers... More

Calls For Submission

DEADLINE EXTENDED for one week! BIG POND RUMOURS ~ CHAPBOOK CONTESTFor Canadian authors only.Submit poetry, flash fiction, or short-short fiction.(no submission fee).Deadline extended from February 28 to March 7, 2017.Winner receives publication & 30 copies. Runners up receive publication... More

New Publication

Canadian poet novelist and critic, Patricia Keeney announces the launch of two new books.  Just out is her moving new novel about theatre and artistic risk during the reign of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin, One Man Dancing (Inanna). As well, she has just launched a new volume of theatrical poetry based... More

Workshop

Ready for summer? :) Register now for the Providence Bay Writers' Camp on Manitoulin Island. Morning workshops with me, fun stuff in the afternoon and evening on this magical island. (The beach!) Great for both local Sudbury-Manitoulin area writers and those from away. Check it out: www.... More

Calls For Submission

Big Pond Rumours now publishes book reviews. In an effort to correct a problem - too few literary reviews published - I started writing reviews, then created my own book review blog: https://sharonbergblog.wordpress.com/However, there is still the problem that too few periodicals are publishing... More

Calls For Submission

Sharon Berg of Big Pond Rumours Press offers you a Chapbook Contest.  Canadian authors of poetry, flah fiction or short-short fiction are eligible. Submit 15 - 20 pages (2,000 words max for fiction). No Submission Fee. Deadline: FEBRUARY 28, 2017 Winner receives publication and 30 copies. Runners... More

Literary Reading or Event

I am looking forward to presentations on history and fiction I will be making in Fairhope, AL. On Feb. 28, at 6 pm, I'll be at Page and Palette, the city's wonderful independent bookstore. On March 4, at 1 pm, I will give a talk at the Fairhope Public Library, which is pretty close to being the... More

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