Member Announcements

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

Members' Activity

Hello Fellow Writers To help readers get through the current coronavirus pandemic I have made the ebook version of all four titles in my Dyed In The Green fiction series about Canada's national parks free at Kobo.com. I also am currently trying to get Amazon/Goodreads to waive the cost to authors... More

Congratulations

8 Days in DUMBO has been given an Honorable Mention in the 2019/2020 Reader Views Literary Awards.  More

Congratulations

HAPPY NEWS! World of Dawn is now not only in small libraries but also large libraries across Canada. Thank you TWUC, public libraries, and Canada Council for Arts for being part of the Public Lending Right program, which has helped me to continue to write and share stories.      More

Literary Reading or Event

In 2020, the Writers Federation of New Brunswick's WordSpring Festival will take place from May 22-24, on the St. Thomas University Campus in Fredericton. It includes the WFNB Literary Competition Soiree on Friday night, the NB Book Awards on Saturday night,  panel discussions on First Books and on... More

New Publication

Lori Hahnel is very happy to announce that her second collection of short fiction, Vermin: Stories, is forthcoming from Enfield & Wizenty in Fall 2020. Date for launch in Calgary and reading in Edmonton TBD. More

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