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You want to write a story. Where do you start? How do you structure it? What if you get stuck? Poet and creative writing professor Kathy Mac (St. Thomas University, Canada) answers these questions and many more in the how-to guide to prose writing, Wording Around with Prose: Getting a First Draft... More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

In case you have some free time, I am inviting my fellow TWUC members to a special Zoom meeting that promises to be a lot of fun.   Memories of Mom and Mayhem,   A presentation and reading from my post-Holocaust memoir Makeup Tips From Auschwitz - How Vanity Saved My Mother's Life When: Dec 1, 2020... More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

Mark Frutkin is inviting you to a free Virtual Reading on Thursday, December 3 at 8:00 p.m., sponsored by TWUC and the Canada Council. He will be reading excerpts from two novels set in Italy. The first, The Rising Tide, published by Porcupine’s Quill is set in 1769 in Venice. The second, The... More

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Hi all,  Yes, I am moving from Ontario to Clarenville, Newfoundland (2 hr. NW on the coast from St John's) as of December 1st. I will be hunting for my new home and preparing to open 'Oceanview Writers Retreat' there as well.With in-season and off-season rates, the launch will happen whenever the... More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

Only 15 reading spots available. Register now! Free. More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

  December 6, 12 Noon ESTDarlene will perform excerpts from herexperimental work DYING TIMES (Exile, 2020)Guest reading by Italian translatorMaria Pia Spadaforarequest ZOOM link atmadott@dmfamilylaw.net   More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

Hosted by the U.K. Society of Authors in partnership with The Writers’ Union of Canada, Margaret Atwood will discuss her career, her latest poetry collection, and her work throughout lockdown next Thursday, November 26, at 2:30 PM GMT (9:30 AM EST).  Admission is by donation: Minimum donation £5.00... More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

I'm pleased to announce the virtual launch of The Smallest Objective, my memoir of mid-century Montreal highlighting mother-daughter relationships, family history, memory loss, and Jewish immigration. Please join me and Quebec arts journalist Jeanette Kelly for conversation, readings, a Q&A,... More

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A J B (Jay) Johnston has collaborated with two other Nova Scotia authors (Tom Ryan and Costas Halavrezos) to create a video companion to his latest book, Kings of Friday Night: The Lincolns (Nimbus Publishing, 2020).  The video is a 5-minute micro-documentary posted on YouTube. It presents a... More

Literary Reading or Event

Join Maureen Ulrich and Marie Powell at the Penny University Bookstore Cafe (Regina, SK) as they share readings from their new releases. Readings/Q and A will take place at 2:00 pm, 2:45 pm, and 3:30 pm (Central Time). To watch the event virtually, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6024220282 More

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