Member Announcements

New Publication

I'm proud to announce the publication of my new chapbook,the corpus undone in the blizzard, from Espresso Chapbooks.  the corpus undone in the blizzard chronicles a journey of illness and recovery, yet its course moves beyond the halls of medicine. Never without touches of humour and irony, the... More

Congratulations

Emily-Jane Hills Orford's Middle Grade fantasy novel, "Mrs. Murray's Ghost: The Piccadilly Street Series Book 1" (TellTale Publishing 2018) was named Finalist in the 2019 N.N. Light Book Awards. Book 2 of this series, "Mrs. Murray's Hidden Treasure", is also doing well and Book 3, "Mrs. Murray's... More

Congratulations

Emily-Jane Hills Orford's historical fiction/fantasy novel, "Queen Mary's Daughter" (Clean Reads 2018), won the 2019 N.N. Light Book Award.  More

New Publication

On April 7, L. E. Carmichael will be celebrating the release of her 22nd science book for kids, The Boreal Forest: A Year in the World’s Largest Land Biome (Kids Can Press). Illustrated by Josée Bisaillon, and intended for ages 8-12, The Boreal Forest pairs a lyrical nonfiction narrative with... More

Literary Reading or Event

On February 3, 2020, Calgary City Council unanimously approved a motion to ban conversion therapy. Join us on February 26 (Pink Shirt Day), 7:00 p.m., for a discussion of conversion therapy, and its impact on the LGBTQ community. Audience questions welcomed. Panel Members: Peter Gajdics, Author, ... More

New Publication

C.S. O'Cinneide and Dundurn Press are proud to annouce the release of the tongue-in-cheek noir crime novel, THE STARR STING SCALE, featuring six-foot-three former hitwoman, Candace Starr. " A tough deadly type who just might surprise you." - Kirkus Reviews Don't miss the launch party at the eBar in... More

Literary Reading or Event

BIG NEWS! Check out the interview for my upcoming charity book event at Hidden Treasures in Chilliwack, BC, on Feb 15 from 1 to 2pm. http://www.m2w2.com/qa-with-shawn-gale-author-hidden-treasures-volunteer/ More

New Publication

Jennifer Maruno's latest middle-grade novel, UNTIL NIAGARA FALLS, will launch March 15, 2 pm - A Different Drummer Books 513 Locust St. Burlington, Ont. L7S 1V3 Unfortunately there are no instructional manuals on friendship. When you've skipped a grade and you live an old-fashioned life with your... More

Congratulations

Donna Besel's submission, "The Bay Filly," won first place in Prairie Fire Magazine's annual creative nonfiction contest. As a writer from rural Manitoba, she is especially delighted to have her work recognized by this well-known national publication, and thanks the board, employees, and judges at... More

Calls For Submission

We are pleased to announce the creation of the Nelson Ball Prize, an annual award honouring the legacy of Canadian poet, publisher, and bookseller Nelson Ball (1942–2019). Nelson was renowned for his poetry of observation and his quiet, steady support of Canadian writers as a bookseller and a... More

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