Member Announcements

Writing Residency (Virtual Event)

Please join us in launching the 2020 SFU Warren and Ellen Tallman Writer-in-Residence on October 8, 2020 from 7-8pm Pacific Standard Time. This year's WIR is poet Otoniya Juliane Okot Bitek. "Writing Unpossessed", a conversation between Otoniya Juliane and Canisia Lubrin, will be moderated by David... More

New Publication

Estella Kuchta's novel, Finding the Daydreamer (Elm Books), has been published! When daydream meets intuition, a young ranch wife's life turns upside down. Fleeing a dangerous husband, she steals away with her young daughter on a wild and unexpected adventure through Depression-era cowboy country... More

Writing Residency

Lori Hahnel is pleased to be serving as Calgary Public Library’s 2020 Author-in-Residence. For more information, visit Calgary Public Library’s webpage at https://calgarylibrary.ca/events-and-programs/arts-and-culture/author-in-residence/ More

New Publication

Online children's nature story series supported by a joint grant from Canada Council for the Arts and CBC/RadioCanada (through their Digital Originals initiative.) New episodes of All Kinds of Neighbours are released every Sunday on IGTV (the longer video feature on Instagram). Each highlights a... More

New Publication

Alberta writer, Robin van Eck's, first novel, Rough, will be released by Stonehouse Publishing on November 1. The novel is an exploration of homelessness and family on the backdrop of the Calgary flood of 2013. A virtual launch will be held on November 7. www.robinzvaneck.com for more information... More

Congratulations

Vancouver poet, Fiona Tinwei Lam's short animated video poem, "Plasticnic", done in collaboration with Vancouver animator Tisha Deb Pillai and Vancouver sound designer TInjun Niu, has been selected for screening at the Zebra International Poetry Film Festival in Berlin and Berlin's Interfilm Short... More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

Bitter rivals. Festering animosities. Gossip, innuendo and scandal. And don’t forget the gun. Join BC author Vanessa Farnsworth at 7PM EST on ZOOM when she reads from her historical novel The Haweaters and takes questions from readers. Supported by The Writers Union of Canada. Registration link: ... More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

Bitter rivals. Festering animosities. Gossip, innuendo and scandal. And don’t forget the gun. Join BC author Vanessa Farnsworth on ZOOM at 7 PM PST as she reads from her historical novel The Haweaters and takes questions from readers. Funded by The Writers Union of Canada. To register: http://www.... More

Literary Reading or Event

THE LAUNCH OF POETRY IN TRANSIT Friday, September 25, 2020 1:00 PM  2:00 PM Presented by: Read Local BC Each year, Translink displays excerpts of poetry from various local poets inside city busses. Join us for the launch of Poetry in Transit! Readings from eight of the poets featured in Poetry in... More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

SWEET WATER: POEMS FOR THE WATERSHED ANTHOLOGY Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:00 PM  8:00 PM Presented by: Pandora’s Collective Hosted by: Daniela Elza Join us to hear the voices of poets from across Canada, the US and the UK who will be reading from the Sweet Water: Poems for The Watershed... More

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