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Posting this recording of my poem, The Night She Left Lahore in honor of those we lost and those who survived and rebuilt their lives after the Partition and Independence of India on Aug 14-15, 1947. https://www.shaunasinghbaldwin.com/audio/ Thanks to the University of Calgary for producing this... More

New Publication

Heather Stemp is pleased to announce that Nimbus Publishing will be re-releasing her Red Cedar shortlisted book Amelia and Me and launching Under Amelia’s Wing in September 2020. The first two books in the Ginny Ross series follow Ginny from 1932 Harbour Grace, Newfoundland to Indiana’s Purdue... More

Call For Submissions

I took the title of this book, 'Before the Heart Went Down', from one of 12 previously uncollected 'White City' poems by Robert. This is a book of poems selected from all six of Robert's books with the addition of those 12 'new' poems. The book cover is being designed and it will be printed by... More

Members' Activity

Hello fellow writers, Sending recent discussions on the writing process in case they are helpful: July 2020: University of Calgary education podcast. Shauna Singh Baldwin discusses her writing process. Produced by Astrid Kendrick. Astrid has been using my poem The Night She Left Lahore and an... More

Congratulations

Erin Silver is excited to announce the upcoming release of her first middle grade novel, Just Watch Me, on October 7. It's a hilarious book about social media and video games but it also addresses some serious themes, including divorce, friendship and bullying. Watch her trailer, visit her site at... More

Literary Reading or Event

On ZOOM, Susan Ioannou shared a recording of poems from her 2016 collection Looking for Light (Hidden Brook Press / Opal Editions) on the Conspiracy of 3 Reading Series run by Denis Stokes in North Bay, Ontario. http://www3.sympatico.ca/susanio/light.html More

New Publication

Bitter rivals. Festering animosities. Gossip, innuendo and scandal. And don’t forget the gun. A ragtag group of settlers come to Manitoulin Island in the 1870s with dreams of building a better future. What they find instead is murder. Based on the real-life 1877 killings of two members of one... More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

Sit Back and Get Spooked! Footsteps in Bay de Verde Virtual Book Launch Thursday, July 30, 7:30 p.m. (NL time) (6:00 p.m. EDT)   Listen as Charis Cotter tells the spine-tingling Newfoundland ghost story that inspired the book, followed by a conversation about ghosts, illustration and creativity ... More

Congratulations

Fantastic news! ... My debut novel The Transaction is an award-winning finalist in the Fiction: Literary category of 2020 International Book Awards! ... I'm so thrilled and honoured.  More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

I will be launching my first translation from Spanish, The Unending Journey by José Del Pozo. Beatriz Hausner, past president of the Literary Translators' Association of Canada, will moderate the discussion with the author, publisher (Silvia Alfaro) and myself. The discussion will take place on FB... More

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