Member Announcements

New Publication

Beverley Brenna's new picture book The Girl with the Cat, illustrated by Brooke Kerrigan (Red Deer Press, 2020) explores the power of art as well as the impact of a child's voice. Based on a true story that happened over twenty years ago, nine-year old Caroline Markham (Lansdowne/Zelizney) visits... More

Literary Reading or Event

Tuesday, June 23 5 PM EST Free Event link: https://www.instagram.com/bakkaphoenixbooks/?hl=en   YA author Tanaz Bhathena is launching her fantasy novel, HUNTED BY THE SKY, on June 23, 2020 @ 5 PM EST with Bakka-Phoenix Books on Instagram! The Quill & Quire gave HUNTED BY THE SKY a starred... More

New Publication

My short story collection, Hunger Moon, was published by NeWest Press in April. Released at the beginning of the pandemic. Of this book, Julie Paul says: "All senses are fully engaged in Hunger Moon, an honest, unflinching and riveting collection. The characters within these well-crafted stories,... More

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

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