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New Publication

On The Line by Eric Walters and Paul Coccia Releasing March 15, 2022 from Orca Book Publishers   Thirteen-year-old basketball star Jordan Ryker feels like his life is falling apart. All Jordie wanted was for his parents to stop fighting. Soon, he gets his wish. His parents separate and then his dad... More

Workshop (Virtual Event)

Join the Writers' Community of York Region and Paul Coccia as he invites writers into the Green World on Sunday, February 20, 2022 at 1:30 PM ET. $25 nonmembers/$20 members. Register here: https://wcyork.ca/event/paul-coccia/ With a discussion of the literary critic Northrop Frye’s theory, writers... More

New Publication

Absolutely thrilled to announce my recent double contract with Simon & Schuster Canada to write two historical fiction novels based on Canadian history, to be published 2023 and 2024. The first is titled "The Secret Keepers" and includes two sisters who join the WW2 effort by joining the "... More

Congratulations

Dundurn Press and C.S. O'Cinneide are proud to announce the nomination of Starr Sign for the Mystery Writers of America's coveted Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original. Starr Sign is the second book in a hard-boiled crime series featuring six-foot-three, hard-living hitwoman, Candace Starr. O'... More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

Kamal Parmar , the Poet Laureate of the City of Nanaimo is organizing a Haiku reading event over ZOOM hosted by the Vancouver Island library  ( Nanaimo,B.C)  on Feb. 27th from 2 pm.-3 pm.The title is 'Springtime with Haiku." More

New Publication

Just released--Spike: Poems in the Time of Pestilence. 40 poets (who live on the traditional land of the Saugeen territories), with 80 poems, representing "... both suffering and salvation on a global scale, and the pain and brave endurance we have all personally shared."--Norman Cristofoli ... More

New Publication

Hi all. My new book Malware: A Novella Trilogy has just been released (Shaw's Creek Press). It includes the three novellas: Malware; Dux Dispar; and Here is Betty. "A furious brilliant spew of words..."--Siobhan Jamison, "A marveling maverick of meddling madness..."--Joseph A. Sebok. Available at... More

Workshop (Virtual Event)

As part of SCBWI Canada East's Digging Deeper series, children's author Jessica Scott Kerrin will share her desktop to show how she uses proven tools to get that manuscript done and submitted. Topics will include writing software, time management, graphic design and other practical web-based tools... More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

Eleonore Schönmaier will launch her new collection the Field Guide to the Lost Flower of Crete (McGill-Queen's University Press). She will read poetry and talk about creativity with the Greek composer Michalis Paraskakis. You can register for the Crowdcast event for free. All are welcome.   More

New Publication

Novel summary: At 24, Devin Rush's future is unknown and his parents don't support his dream of becoming a songwriter. Add to that North Korea's nuclear threats, a corporate world of greed, and impending automation, Devin feels like the world is rigged against him. Conflict boils at home. Devin is... More

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