Member Announcements

Calls For Submission

I am in possession of 10 poems, The White City Poems, all numbered to indicate their order, from a manuscript that Robert Billings was working on a year before he passed. He gave them to me for obvious reasons as we were dating at the time. I am thinking, perhaps others have unpublished poems by... More

Literary Reading or Event

Sunday July 22, 2018 2018 British Home Children Reunion Waterloo Region Museum and Doon Heritage Village 10 Huron Road, Kitchener, Ontario Events start at 12:30 More

New Publication

  I am thrilled to announce that my new book can be preordered mazon.ca or indigo.ca. It is scheduled for release on August 11, 2018 Foreword by former British prime minister, Gordon Brown Overview Her family broken apart and her identity taken away, she had to forget her past in order to face... More

New Publication

Rosanna Micelotta Battigelli’s novel LA BRIGANTESSA, awarded an Ontario Arts Council Writers’ Works in Progress Grant, will be released by INANNA PUBLICATIONS on September 20th, 2018.  https://www.inanna.ca/files/8315/2511/4989/Fall_2018_FINAL_catalogue2_LR.pdf   Rosanna is an alumna of the Humber... More

Members' Activity

I have decided to launch my memoir Makeup Tips from Auschwitz: How vanity saved My Mother's Life in a somewhat unusual manner. You can read two or three new pages which will appear on my Facebook page every weekday by noon at the latest. No charge. No admission. I am giving it away. It started on... More

Members' Activity

Peter Gajdics' book "The Inheritance of Shame: A Memoir" was named winner of the 2018 Silver Medal in LGBT Non-fiction from The Independent Publisher Book Awards. "The Inheritance of Shame" was also recently nominated for The Publishing Triangle Randy Shilts Award in Gay Non-fiction. More

Literary Reading or Event

Thriller writer Katherine Prairie offers her Scene of the Crime workshop at the Limestone Genre Expo. This hands-on class explores the use of sensory details to manipulate mood and ratchet-up tension to create compelling suspense scenes. Sunday, May 27th 1-3 pm, Holiday Inn Waterfront, Kingston,... More

Literary Reading or Event

Michael Robert Dyet will be reading from his short story collection "Hunting Muskie: Rites of Passage" at the Word and Music Salon, May 5, 12:30 - 3:30, Tiki Room, 292 Brunswick, Toronto. More

New Publication

My second novel is available now. Anna, Like Thunder, based on fact, tells the story of a Russian shipwreck off the Pacific coast of North America in 1808. Published by Brindle & Glass. More

New Publication

On May 17, 2018, A. J. B. Johnston will be launching two new books at the Colchester Historeum in Truro, NS. The new books are The Hat — a YA novel and a 21st-century take on the Acadian Deportation — and Something True — a coming-of-age novel inspired by the story of Katharine McLennan who went... More

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