Member Announcements

Members' Activity

I sold the rights to my book "Blood In The Cabin" and paid off my mortgage which was the first time my writing paid off in a big way. Just wanted to share the idea of the potential in the netflix and similar kinds of outlets. The markets have changed and morphed into new ways that are exciting for... More

New Publication

I am pleased to announce that my debut novel Keepers of the Faith was published this April by Mawenzi House. The novel is about a people faced with religious tyranny and how they must pay a terrible price for justice and dignity. The story follows the fates of two blissful young lovers who are... More

New Publication

Peggy Lee's Delicious Lips (Quattro Books), winner of the Ken Klonsky novella award, is now available as an audio book, narrated by author Harry Posner. For a $25 donation to The Sill Podcast (www.thesillpodcast.com/donate), you'll receive the audio book free. Go to the website to catch a sample of... More

New Publication

Hi all. I wanted to announce the publication of my first collection of spoken word poetry, Blue is Bigger Than Brown. Ranging across topics as diverse as aging, politics, jazz and hockey, the poems radiate energy, fun and rage. The book is available at Booklore in Orangeville, and at www.... More

New Publication

I am happy to announce that I am adding a new poetry title to my list of publications after a very long hiatus from publishing my poems. I did release a book of short fiction (Porcupine's Quill) and a book which is cross-genre history (Big Pond Rumours Press) in 2019. However, these 'new' poems are... More

Literary Reading or Event

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/mawenzi-house-presents-two-poets-tickets-109...   More

Literary Reading or Event

Watch Bruce Rice's video reading in repsonse to the calls for change and an end to anti-Black racism and systemic descrimination. This 17 minute piece includes four poems on the year 1968-- a year that included the shooting of Martin Luther King and the riots that followed, the shooting of Robert... More

Coopsammy
New Publication

Te Old Songs is  a coming of age novel set in Trinidad in the Caribbean when the island was still a British colony.Novelist and esteemed Toronto academic and critic, Ramabai Espinet has labelled it a Bildungsroman. Espinet says the novel is " an entertaining and insightful romp through the Trinidad... More

New Publication

The Hermit of Kennecott is the brand new release in the middle-grade adventure travel series, Jaspa’s Journey. Although work on the project began 13 years ago, the timing of its publication is kind of spooky... When one of Jaspa’s pals comes down with a Ses variant of Spanish Flu, the last... More

New Publication

Hooray! My first novel, THE PARASOL FLOWER, will be published August 14, 2020 through Regal House Publishing. This is a delayed launch due to the pandemic, however it's now available for pre-order and sales in bookstores everywhere.  “The Parasol Flower is an engrossing tale of two impassioned... More

Pages