Member Announcements

Congratulations

I am happy to report that my cross-genre history, 'The Name Unspoken: Wandering Spirit Survival School' won a Bronze medal for Best Book in the Regional Awards (Canada: East). This book tells the story of Elder Pauline Shirt's realization that she needed to found a 'Native Way' school for her own... More

New Publication

I have completed my third memoir, which is somewhat styled like the book "Girl, Interrupted." My book is also about a hospital admission, but for schizoaffective disorder (a rare combination of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder). I have included statements from family, essays, poems I wrote in and... More

New Publication

My debut novel A Secret to Forgive is available on Amazon in ebook form. During the Smashwords Authors Give Back Campaign, it is free until May 30. The print version will be available June 1, 2020 on Amazon. www.smashwords.com www.amazon.ca www.tricia-saxby.com More

Literary Reading or Event

Hello dear fellow Writers' Union members, I am writing to share the stage reading video of my newest play, Wine and Halva, which is released through the #ArtApart funds of National Theatre School of Canada. It is a play about institutional racism and solidarity. Link to the video: https://ent-nts.... More

Literary Reading or Event

My debut novel The Transaction, forthcoming from Guernica Editions, will be virtually launched on May 1, 2020. More

Workshop

Last week, as a way to bring together writers from many communities who've had their events cancelled, The Creative Academy for Writers hosted a virtual writers cruise with almost two dozen live events. Those workshop replays are live and free to access. You simply have to join the Creative Academy... More

Workshop

Taking Flight is an online writing course by Jaclyn Desforges designed to help you create the writing life of your dreams, step by step. Prompts, stories, motivation, inspiration -- from wherever you are in the world. You'll work through six different modules at your own pace which include essays... More

New Publication

Saskatchewan Poet Laureate, Bruce Rice is pleased to annouce his sixth collection, The Vivian Poems: Vivian Maier Street Photographer, from Radiant Press. These poems peel back the layers of suburban life and the American Dream. Vivian Maier was a self-taught street photographer who worked as a... More

New Publication

https://silver-donald-cameron.myshopify.com/Memoir: Conversations and Craft was an adventure and a deep pleasure to write. As a freelance journalist for 30 years, I was delighted to interview the seven distinguished non-fiction and fiction writers who are included in the book. Some were serious;... More

New Publication

Over the last year, I have devoted some time to translation from Spanish to English, French to English and French to German. The first fruit of this effort is my translation from Spanish of El Viaje Interminable by José del Pozo Artigas. Editorial Mapalé, an Ottawa-based Spanish, English and... More

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