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When her class is assigned a family tree project, Lizzie knows hers will become fodder for Scotch Gully’s town gossips. It’s 1981, and she’s the only one with an unmarried mom. So she turns to her neighbour Harry for advice, but he has problems of his own. A stranger has turned up, claiming to own... More

Literary Reading or Event

A night of readings, stories, and mischief from Rick's faith memoir, Father Rick Roamin' Catholic. Bestival is a splendid music and arts festival in Kitchener-Waterloo More

Literary Reading or Event

  First Nations author Rick Revelle is one of five writers reading from their work at the River City Reading Series on Saturday, September 24, 7 p.m. at Medium Effort Art Supplies, 162 King Street West in downtown Brockville.  The River City Reading Series aims to introduce readers to writers from... More

New Publication

Exit Wounds Tariq Malik What does it mean to feel at home? In his ground-breaking debut collection Exit Wounds, Indo-Canadian poet Tariq Malik weaves together history and myth with his own family’s experiences of immigration to uncover what it truly means to belong. Whether he is recalling his... More

New Publication

Mary Graham's A Stunning Backdrop: Alberta in the Movies, 1917 -1920 is being published on October 31, 2022 by Big Horn Books, a trade imprint of the  University of Calgary Press. A Stunning Backdrop is the unconventional, untold story of Alberta’s film history, defined by the terrible beauty of... More

New Publication

Harbour Publishing has just released the seventh non-fiction book by Yukon Story Laureate and TWUC member, Michael Gates. "Hollywood in the Klondike" describes the discovery and restoration of a hoard of hundreds of reels of silent era movie film buried in permafrost in Dawson City in 1978. In the... More

New Publication

I’m thrilled to announce that the second multi-genre fiction anthology I have co-edited with Talia C. Johnson is going to be released on September 15, 2022! Nothing Without Us Too follows the theme of Nothing Without Us (a 2020 Prix Aurora Award finalist), featuring more stories by authors who are... More

Literary Reading or Event

Eleonore Schönmaier will read from her collection Wavelengths of Song (McGill-Queen's University Press) in Cologne Germany at the European Literature Festival. Her poems from the German translation Wellenlängen deines Liedes (parasitenpresse) will also be presented. In addition Schönmaier will read... More

New Publication

Is delivering a swift death really a higher calling? Or is it just government-sanctioned murder? John Radclive hates being called Hangman. He is no murderous thug; he is a highly trained executioner who relies on science to bring God’s mercy to condemned criminals. As Canada’s first official... More

Members' Activity

Thank you to the Writers Union of Canada for sponsoring my reading from PURPLE, a long poem with thoughts of suicide. The video reading will be launched on Youtube on Friday, August 19, 2022. Watch this space! More

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