Member Announcements

Congratulations

Congratulations to all recipients of the Manitoba Books awards announced Friday, May 3rdat the Winnipeg Art Gallery, with a special cheer for TWUC member David A. Robertson who was runner up in the Manitoba Indigenous Writer of the Year Award, and winner of the McNally Robinson Book for Young... More

Members' Activity

Take a peek and listen to my new Inside the World of Dawn podcast: https://www.worldofdawn.com/2019/04/24/podcast-14-inside-the-world-of-dawn/ More

Literary Reading or Event

I'll be reading from my short story collection, The Things She'll Be Leaving Behind, and signing copies of my book in beautiful Nelson, BC. Everyone welcome! More

Literary Reading or Event

Adrienne Drobnies is excited to announce the launch of her first book of poetry Salt and Ashes on Tuesday, June 4 at 7 pm at Book Warehouse on Main in Vancouver. (https://bookmanager.com/7604459/?q=p.events).   This is a joint launch with Elaine Woo for her second book, Put Your Hand in Mine.... More

Members' Activity

I'm happy to report that CELTIC KNOT, the debut novel in my Clara Swift Tales 'history with a mystery' fiction series, was awarded the Bronze Medal for Best Regional Fiction (Canada East) in the 2019 Independent Publisher Book Awards (the IPPYs). CELTIC KNOT, self-published through Friesen Press,... More

Congratulations

I'm happy to report that Fat Cats, the fourth novel in my Dyed In The Green fiction series about Canada's national parks was awarded the Gold Medal for Best Regional Fiction (Canada West) in the 2019 Independent Publisher Book Awards. The Dyed In The Green series also won Silver in the Book Series-... More

Literary Reading or Event

A. J. B. Johnston will be presenting and reading from his two 2018 YA novels — The Hat and Something True — at the Voglers Cove Community Centre on June 12, 2019, at 7 pm. Copies will be for sale. In addition, John will talk a bit about his latest project, a history of the dynamic and legendary... More

Congratulations

I am very happy to share that La Brigantessa was awarded Gold for Historical Fiction in the 2019 Independent Publisher Book Awards: http://independentpublisher.com/article.php?pa  Link to Inanna Publications: https://www.inanna.ca/index.php/catalog/la-brigantessa/I   More

New Publication

I am proud to announce that I'm releasing my debut collection of short fiction, Naming the Shadows, with Porcupine's Quill in September 2019. It has been a fabulous experience getting the book ready to launch with such a quality press.  More

Members' Activity

Katie Welch is delighted to have a story, Saint Watching Over House About To Burn, shortlisted in the 2019 Okanagan Short Story Contest. The winners will be announced at a public event on April 25th at Kelowna's Milkcrate Records from 6:30 to 8 pm. http://www.kelownadailycourier.ca/calendar/... More

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