Member Announcements

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

The 21st Annual When Brothers Speak Spoken Word Concert is Canada's largest and longest running showcase of Black, male, poets.  Covid has forced us online, but has also given us the opportunity to bring the show to audiences outside of Toronto. Visit cya.live to get a ticket, and share in the... More

Congratulations

Jerena Tobiasen, author of The Prophecy a saga - The Crest, The Emerald and The Destiny - is pleased to announce that The Destiny won Readers’ Favorite 2020 Bronze Medal for Historical Fiction. In 2020, The Prophecy also received awards from Canada Book Awards, Independent Press and Next Generation... More

Literary Reading or Event

Hosted by A. C. Hunter Public Library, Marjorie Mews Public Library and Michael Donovan Public Library   Online Event   Join us and acclaimed author Helen C. Escott as we look over the 1754 case of William Keen. Mr. Keen was murdered during a robbery and 8 people were convicted... More

New Publication

Instead of a traditional book launch for Vancouver Exposed: Searching for the City's Hidden History, I’ll be hosting Vancouver History Happy Hours on Facebook Live over four Fridays in November. The first one kicks off November 6 at 6:00 pm PST. Pour a drink and come and join me for a chat about... More

New Publication

Mark Blagrave's Lay Figures was published by Vagrant Press, an imprint of Nimbus Publishing, on 1 October 2020, and launched (live!) at The New Brunswick Museum on 15 October. The novel joins Silver Salts (also set in Saint John, N.B., and shortlisted for the 2009 Commonwealth First Novel Award,... More

New Publication

Susan Glickman is pleased to announce the upcoming publication of Artful Flight: Selected Essays 1985-2019 with the Porcupine's Quill, April 2021. This will be her sixteenth publication. Artful Flight contains many essays about the craft of poetry, reviews of poetry books, and lectures about poets... More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

DARLENE MADOTT invites you to a ZOOM event sponsored by The Association of Italian Canadian Writers (AICW) Books and Biscotti Open Mic, on Friday, November 13th at 5 p.m. ET. Darlene Madott will read from her most recent (un)published writing, together withCarmela Bruno, Licia Canton, Giuseppina... More

New Publication

My debut novel The Brideship Wife by Leslie Howard was released by Simon and Schuster Canada on May 5, 2020. Inspite of it being a pandemic release, it settled on the Globe and Mail best sellers list for ten straight weeks. More

New Publication

Harking, my first work of YA fiction was released in print on October 15, 2020. This coming-of-age story about Harking Thompson's fight to save a family of grizzly bears accused of injuring a mountain biker in Jasper National Park is now available at independent and Indigo bookstores across Canada. More

New Publication

I submitted my first novel to The Permanent Press years ago. They promptly rejected it. Their rejection letter inspired me to write Catastrophic Expectations: Sex, Love and the Pursuit of Marriage. It was clear they wanted fiction that made their heart beat a bit faster, and was full of metaphor so... More

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