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The 2019 Atlantic Book Awards Gala was held in St. John's, Newfoundland. The power was out for the beginning of the gala, so the first award, the Margaret and John Savage First Book Award for fiction, was presented without a sound system and only emergency lighting but, due to the shock and... More

Workshop

Spend a long weekend in Canada's beautiful capital, meet other writers, literary agents and speakers - and get inspired by our award-winning experts. About this Event In this 72-hour retreat, participants will make significant advances in one or more piece/s of work. Authors/Speakers... More

New Publication

New novel by Donna Wootton published by Hidden Brook Press www.HiddenBrookPress.com  More

Congratulations

Congratulations to SK member Miriam Körner on willing the Snow Willow SK Young Readers' Choice Award for her book, Yellow Dog. https://www.cbc.ca/books/miriam-k-rner-s-yellow-dog-among-best-books-of-... More

Members' Activity

J.A. Wainwright's opera about the life and death of Robert Dziekanski. I Will Fly Like a Bird, with music by John Plant, will be performed by the Thopmson Street Opera Company (Chicago) September 13-15 and 20-22, 2019. His latest novel, The Grace of Our Affections, is available from Custom Books (... More

Congratulations

Congratulations to Charlene Diehl on receiving the Winnipeg Arts Council Making a Difference Award!  "Charlene Diehl has transformed the Winnipeg International Writers Festival into one of the most highly regarded literary festivals in the country, especially as a powerful advocate for fostering... More

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I am thrilled to share the news that Quill of the Dove has been optioned for a limited television series by Original Pictures. For a novelist, it doesn't get much better than this :) Cheers, Ian Thomas Shaw www.ianthomasshaw.com Below is the Press Release from Guernica Editions   FOR IMMEDIATE... More

New Publication

I’m happy to announce that my new novel Spinster Kang has come out from Inanna publications in May 2019.   More

Members' Activity

Katie Welch's story Saint Watching Over House About To Burn won Second Place in the 2019 Okanagan Short Story Contest. https://fccs.ok.ubc.ca/about/events-workshops/short-story/ More

New Publication

I am delighted to announce the recent publication of my novel "The Afrikaner" (Guernica, Toronto, April 2019). Se between South Africa and Namibia, "The Afrikaner" is an on-the-road adventure story that covers the terrains of race, love, science, and historical guilt. The book is inspired by the... More

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