Member Announcements

New Publication

Scholastic Canada has acquired the world rights to Jane Baird Warren's HOW TO BE A GOLDFISH. The middle-grade novel tells the story of two young strangers who form an unlikely alliance to help an old farmer, and along the way uncover a 40-year-old secret that will change their lives forever. The... More

New Publication

This September, Fernwood/Roseway Publishing will be releasing Carmen Rodríguez's novel ATACAMA, the story of two people of disparate backgrounds but connected by a profound understanding of the other's emotional predicaments, their unwavering commitment to social justice and their belief in the... More

New Publication

Kevin Irie has published his new poetry collection, The Tantramar Re-Vision (McGill-Queen's University Press), a book inspired by the literary landscape of the late poet John Thompson. The book was also listed on the CBC Spring Poetry List and Quill and Quire's Summer Reading Guide.  More

New Publication

A BITTER, ICY COLD NIGHT... Mystery writer Michael Coleman parks at a seedy coffee shop, sits, and opens his laptop. He can't help but notice a bedraggled little urchin sitting by a frosty window alone and shivering. He sends over a hot chocolate, takes a washroom break, then leaves. He arrives... More

Members' Activity

I’m pleased to announce that my interview and poetry reading, hosted by Kathleen W. Smith, PhD., It is now available to the public on the Mensa Canada YouTube Channel . Recorded in July, 2021, this is part of Kathleen's series of Creativity Interviews. The interview sheds light on my life and my... More

Literary Reading or Event

I served on the board of directors of the Festival of the Written Arts in Sechelt for 10 years. I saw many writers present their work, and I introduced some of them.  This year I am one of two "New Voices" along with Michelle Good. https://writersfestival.ca/writers/new-voices-finlayson-good-cole/... More

Members' Activity

 A story of ancient and modern Mexico: the fantasies, realities and many meanings of conquest both in love and war. More

Congratulations

I'm pleased to announce that my historical novel The Haweaters (Signature Editions, 2020) has been shortlisted for the 2021 Fred Kerner Book Award. My congratulations go out to all of my fellow writers who made the final six. A full list can be found on the Canadian Authors Association website: ... More

Congratulations

Beverley Brenna's middle-grade novel Sapphire the Great and the Meaning of Life (Pajama Press) has won the 2021 Joan Betty Stuchner Oy Vey! Funniest Children's Book Award as well as First Place for Children's Juvenile Fiction and the Grand Prize for Fiction in the New Generation Indie Book Awards. More

Members' Activity

Canadian authors, this is sunrise looking out of my living room window! If you have both doses of your Covid-19 vaccine, Sharon Berg invites you to come explore in your own backyard. We’ve just reached the most beautiful season in Newfoundland and the vistas here are spectacular. While... More

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