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Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

  On Thursday, April 7 at 7 p.m. PST on Zoom, Salt Spring Island poet Lorraine Gane will be reading new and published poems at the Salt Spring Library's Open Mic. Lorraine’s most recent poetry collection is Arc of Light, published by Raven Chapbooks. To register: programs@saltspringlibrary.com More

Call For Submissions

Hello Everyone, I am conducting preliminary research for a public lecture and hopefully further academic work. I am compiling a list of literary works (novels, collections of short stories, poetry, plays, etc.) written by Canadian authors and published in Canada that were inspired by Italian... More

Members' Activity

Shauna Singh Baldwin spoke at a virtual symposium Beyond the Nation: Partition in the Diaspora Context. You can watch her presentation DE-OTHERING THE OTHER at: https://youtu.be/C8se-sCEvA8 Full text at: https://www.shaunasinghbaldwin.com/.../for-your-enjoyment/   #1947Partition #WomensHistoryMonth... More

New Publication

I am pleased to announce the publication of the novella, Susanna Hall, Her Book, but Fish Gotta Swim Editions, this May 2022. From the publisher: It’s July, 1643, and Susanna Hall has just been told a visitorhas arrived at New Place, Stratford-upon-Avon. Susanna, the widow of physician John Hall,... More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

In this literary thriller, a woman agonizes over her mother's suicide and is thrown into turmoil over her attraction to a German. Hannah Baran is 45, a successful Montreal real estate broker with a highly lucrative client who, like her parents, is a Holocaust survivor. One day, she arrives to take... More

Literary Reading or Event

Join Rick with family and friends to celebrate release of his faith memoir that has many Sudbury and Northern Ontario stories. Book signing, readings, stories. Twiggs Coffee, 1332 Kingsway. More

Literary Reading or Event

Join Rick with family and friends to celebrate release of his faith memoir that has many North Bay and Northern Ontario stories. Book signing, readings, stories More

Literary Reading or Event

Join Rick's family and friends to celebrate his new faith memoir. Book signing, readings, and stories Parlour Restaurant, 1319 Wellington, Ottawa. Vaccination proof required by host site. More

New Publication

Rick Prashaw, an Ottawa author and new member, has a second memoir, Father Rick Roamin' Catholic published.  The faith memoir, .https://bit.ly/3oszotG  captures his 70-year "crooked, straight" journey to heaven's doors, mixing mischief, irreverence, and humour next to sobering commentary on a... More

New Publication

     “Instant Karma”, my recently completed first novel, is a futuristic fantasy of challenges and resolutions in the struggle to create an enlightened society. The background of the story is:     After thousands of years of religious persecutions and wars came the Realignment, the victory of the... More

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