Member Announcements

Members' Activity

Since April 1, CARMEN RODRIGUEZ has been Writer-in-Residence at Historic Joy Kogawa House in Vancouver. As part of her mandate, she has been offering a "Meet-the-Author" series featuring Carol Shaben, Shanea Lambert and Duncan McCue, as well as creative writing workshops in both, English and... More

New Publication

On September 1, McGill-Queen's University Press will be publishing TWUC member Robert McGill's book War Is Here: The Vietnam War and Canadian Literature, which tells the story of how a war that Canada didn't fight changed the nation's writing and identity. Robert is a novelist and professor of... More

Congratulations

TWUC member Alexis Abbott has placed on the USA Today Best-Selling Books List and the Wall Street Journal Best Selling Books List for the week of April 6, 2017 with the romance Anthology, Begging for Bad Boys. Coming in at #16 for USA Today's Best-Selling Books, and #6 for Wall Street Journal's... More

New Publication

This creative non-fiction travel memoir is a departure of sorts for mystery writer Janice MacDonald,  featuring two amazing trips across Canada. The first was in 1967, with her mother, to commemorate the Centennial. The second she and her husband took fifty years later, to see what it was about... More

New Publication

Saskatchewan member Byrna Barclay announces the publication of three new titles from Burton House Books: Line Dance, an anthology of poetry edited by Gerald Hill; BEETHOVEN by Jim McLean; and double exposura novella and new short stories by Pat Krause (1934-2016). More

Congratulations

Wnner: Bianca Lakoseljac (Ontario) Where the Sidewalk Ends " I’m delighted to announce the winners and runners up of the 2016-17 Instant Hook Writing Contest. It was a very strong year indeed with over a hundred entries. A sincere thank you to all entrants for taking part and sharing their works-in... More

New Publication

Saying Goodbye to London  How do you say good-bye to your baby after you’ve just said hello to first love? Francis is a shy 15-year-old when he meets edgy, confident 16-year-old Sawyer at a party. Sparks fly… and Sawyer gets pregnant. They hardly know each other, but now must deal with both their... More

New Publication

A Family Outing, published by Cormorant Books, is a story about the experiences I've had as a result of having a gay son. My life changed when my 16-year-old son told me he was gay.  Despite my initial reaction of shock, fear, hiding and denial, I became a public advocate for the LGBT community. ... More

Congratulations
Congratulations

Written by TWUC member Glen C. Strathy, How to Write a Book Now (www.how-to-write-a-book-now.com) has been named one of the 100 Best Websites for Writers for 2017 by Write Life (https://thewritelife.com/100-best-websites-for-writers-2017). Geared towards writers new to story theory, the site offers... More

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