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Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

Join me on Instagram for 12 hours of awesome chatting, writing pep talks, videos, readings and giveaways as I take over Massy's Instagram page for the day! More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

Join me with special guest Waub Rice and musicial guest Ranj Singh, as I welcome my new book to the world!   More

Members' Activity

TWUC member Patti Flather and husband Leonard Linklater are the winners of the inaugural Borealis Prize: The Commissioner of the Yukon Award for Literary Contribution, awarded at the virtual BC and Yukon Book Prizes in September. Patti and Leonard co-founded Gwaandak Theatre. Patti also is the new... More

New Publication

Biologist Anuradha Rao has released One Earth: People of Color Protecting Our Planet (Orca, 2020). One Earth profiles Black, Indigenous and People of Color who live and work as environmental defenders. Through their individual stories, the book shows that the intersection of environment and... More

Call For Submissions

ACCENTi Magazine is inviting submissions for original and unpublished prose. First Prize is $1000 and publication.  https://accenti.ca/writing-contest/rules/ More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

Poetry and Politics: A Performance by Liana Cusmano - Books and Biscotti Literary Series To receive the link: lcanton@accenti.ca                     Introduced by Christopher DiRaddo Join Liana Cusmano (aka BiCurious George) on October 18th at 12 p.m. EST. Liana will perform spoken word poems, read... More

New Publication

The launch of Gavin Barrett's new poetry collection, Understan, on 16th July 2020, featured readings from the book, live music and a Q&A with literary festival organizer and curator Meenakshi Alimchandani. To buy a copy of Understan click here. To view the video recording of the launch event... More

Literary Reading or Event

Canadian Authors Association—Toronto Branch’s Indie Author Day Reading features Gavin Barrett, Ariane Blackman, Tony Morris, Guglielmo D’Izzia, Uta Sojat and Michael Newman. 5 pm, Saturday, November 7th, 2020. http://canadianauthors.org/toronto/events/   More

Literary Reading or Event

Gavin Barrett hosts the 27th Tartan Turban Secret Reading — A Political Poetry Reading. Curated by Kate Rogers and Bänoo Zan, this session features Toronto Poet Laureate Al Moritz, Andrea Thompson, Diana Manole and Lisa Richter. 7-9 pm, 23rd October 2020. https://tartanturbansecretreadings.org/ (... More

Literary Reading or Event

Literature in the Spotlight – Voices Unleashed is a panel discussion hosted by Cultural Pluralism in the Arts Movement Ontario (CPAMO). Inspired by Dane Swan’s book “The Changing Face of Canadian Literature” this CPAMO The Gathering Online 2020 panel broadens the conversation on Canada’s literary... More

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