Member Announcements

Literary Reading or Event

Book Launches for: The Heart Begins Here a new novel by Jacqueline Dumas Toronto Launch: Monday, October 1, 6:00-8:30 pm, Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church Street Halifax Launch: Saturday, October 27, 2:00-4:00 pm, Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia Everyone Welcome!     More

New Publication

The Heart Begins Here a new novel by Jacqueline DumasThe Heart Begins Here takes place in Edmonton in 2001 in the shadow of the disturbing political climate that followed the 9/11 attacks in the U.S. The earnest Sara Requier must contend with changes in the book industry that threaten her... More

Members' Activity

My Children's book published in 2016, "Full Speed Ahead: Errol's Bell Island Adventure" just won the 2018 Newfoundland and Labrador Bruneau Family Children's/ Young Adult Book Award !       More

New Publication

Kathleen Venema launched Bird-Bent Grass: A Memoir in Pieces (WLUP 2018) in April 2018 to a standing-room only audience at McNally Robinson, Winnipeg.  Bird-Bent Grass chronicles an extraordinary mother–daughter relationship that spans distance, time, and, eventually, debilitating illness. Personal... More

New Publication

...is the title of a new book of poetry and drawings co-authored by Irina Moga and Tatiana Arsénie available now at www.amazon.com. “Pictopoems of Berlin” blends original art and poetry in a walkthrough of Berlin and its reflection on our imagination. Made for the art, literature and travel... More

Literary Reading or Event

Michael Robert Dyet, author of "Hunting Muskie: Rites of Passage" short story collection , and Sharon A. Crawford, author of "Beyond Faith" mystery novel, are giving our “The War Between Mystery and Literary Fiction” interactive presentation as part of the Brampton Library “Culture Days”... More

Members' Activity

Kenn Pitawanakwat, Author and Cultural Grief Facilitator is in Toronto with the International Death Symposium September 21-23, 2018. Kenn will provide the Opening Blessing, Welcome and introduce Cultural Grief and Healing. "The Sacred Art of Dying" talk to follow. Mr. Pitawanakwat is the author of... More

Literary Reading or Event

Please join Adam Garnet Jones, Star Spider and myself on the Teen Spirit Stage at Toronto's Word On The Street Fest, Sunday September 23rd at 2:45pm for "Second Life" - a discussion of dark subjects in Young Adult literature. Q&A and signing to follow the panel discussion. http://... More

New Publication

Jim Trautman's new book Hunting the Wind was released by Schiffer Publishing in July 2018. More

Literary Reading or Event

Peter Gajdics will participate in The Vancouver Writers Fest event “The Things We Inherit,” on Saturday, October 20: “The lives of our parents are an inextricable stream running through our own, whether we like it or not. This brook of memories may include psychological trauma or complex... More

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