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Hello fellow writers, Sending recent discussions on the writing process in case they are helpful: July 2020: University of Calgary education podcast. Shauna Singh Baldwin discusses her writing process. Produced by Astrid Kendrick. Astrid has been using my poem The Night She Left Lahore and an... More

Congratulations

Erin Silver is excited to announce the upcoming release of her first middle grade novel, Just Watch Me, on October 7. It's a hilarious book about social media and video games but it also addresses some serious themes, including divorce, friendship and bullying. Watch her trailer, visit her site at... More

Literary Reading or Event

On ZOOM, Susan Ioannou shared a recording of poems from her 2016 collection Looking for Light (Hidden Brook Press / Opal Editions) on the Conspiracy of 3 Reading Series run by Denis Stokes in North Bay, Ontario. http://www3.sympatico.ca/susanio/light.html More

New Publication

Bitter rivals. Festering animosities. Gossip, innuendo and scandal. And don’t forget the gun. A ragtag group of settlers come to Manitoulin Island in the 1870s with dreams of building a better future. What they find instead is murder. Based on the real-life 1877 killings of two members of one... More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

Sit Back and Get Spooked! Footsteps in Bay de Verde Virtual Book Launch Thursday, July 30, 7:30 p.m. (NL time) (6:00 p.m. EDT)   Listen as Charis Cotter tells the spine-tingling Newfoundland ghost story that inspired the book, followed by a conversation about ghosts, illustration and creativity ... More

Members' Activity

Fantastic news! ... My debut novel The Transaction is an award-winning finalist in the Fiction: Literary category of 2020 International Book Awards! ... I'm so thrilled and honoured.  More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

I will be launching my first translation from Spanish, The Unending Journey by José Del Pozo. Beatriz Hausner, past president of the Literary Translators' Association of Canada, will moderate the discussion with the author, publisher (Silvia Alfaro) and myself. The discussion will take place on FB... More

Workshop (Virtual Event)

Writing as Craft in the Time of Covid-19: A weekend digital writing retreat for health practitioners  Led by Damian Tarnopolsky PhD Health, Arts and Humanities Program, University of Toronto  and Shane Neilson MD McMaster University  With special guest speakers  Madhur Anand, author of the... More

New Publication

As we are limited to staycations a book following two sounds as they travel through the monuments of Halifax might be in order.  I started my own company to publish it not because it was rejected by other publishers but because it didnt fit into  what any other people were doing.  It currently has... More

New Publication

On August 1, 2020, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police will celebrate 70 years of policing in Newfoundland and Labrador with the launch of: In Search of Adventure – 70 Years of the RCMP in Newfoundland and Labrador, written by Helen C. Escott and published by Flanker Press. Due to COVID-19 we cannot... More

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