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Event
Apr. 27 2017
One of Geist's all-time most popular writing workshops! Life writing — What does it mean to write from life? What part of life do I write about? Which parts are worth writing about? And how will my mother — or anyone I'm close to — react after reading it? This workshop is for you, if: you are... Read More
Event
Apr. 27 2017
Want your work read by a wider audience? Want to get noticed by the right publishers for your work? Want to make connections with the literary community? This workshop will help you understand and develop digital marketing tools to enhance your online presence. You will learn the skills needed to... Read More
Call for Applications
Apr. 25 2017
Do you write and illustrate graphic novels? Vancouver, British Columbia, is the perfect setting for working on your next illustrated masterpiece. Spend the coziest days of the year surrounded by snowy mountain peaks and crisp water vistas while ensconced in a beautiful library full of surprises... Read More
Contest
Apr. 25 2017
CANSCAIP (Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers), in partnership with The Writers' Union of Canada, is pleased to accept entries by unpublished writers for the 20th annual Writing for Children Competition. The deadline for entries is June 30, 2017. Two winners will be... Read More
Event
Apr. 20 2017
WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2017 – 6:30pm Brockton Writers Series presents: Ayesha Chatterjee, Mary Lou Dickinson, Ian Keteku, Gregory Scofield,and special guest speaker poet Hoa Nguyen, discussing creativity ATGlad Day Bookshop499 Church St., Toronto For more info: https://brocktonwritersseries.... Read More
Call for Applications
Apr. 19 2017
Writers in all genres — and artists, too — are invited to apply to attend one week or more at the Saskatchewan Writers Guild's Summer Writers and Artists Retreat, to be held this July at the picturesque St. Peter's Abbey in Muenster, Saskatchewan. The retreats will run from June 30 to July 28,... Read More
Call for Applications
Apr. 13 2017
From Exile Editions: Four new anthologies releasing 2017, and 2018 / for submission information, please go to: https://exilepublishing.submittable.com/submit That Dammed Beaver: New Canadian Comedy fiction and art (edited by Bruce Meyer and Halli Villegas... Read More
Contest
Apr. 13 2017
The $15,000 Carter V. Cooper Short Fiction Competition (year seven) and The $3,000 Gwendolyn MacEwen Poetry Competition (year five) Both have deadlines of Monday, May 22, 2017. For details: http://www.theexilewriters.com/poetry-and-fiction-competitions/ Read More
Apr. 6 2017
At its annual general meeting in London, the International Authors Forum passed a special resolution calling upon the Canadian government to immediately repair its copyright legislation, after earlier amendments resulted in unsustainable economic losses to Canada’s authors and publishers. Canada... Read More
Call for Applications
Mar. 27 2017
The Bath Novel Award is a £2,000 international prize which aims to support and spotlight unsigned novels. All last year’s shortlisted writers were snapped up by literary agents; two signed publishing deals including a six figure deal with Sphere for runner up Laura Marshall. Peters Fraser Dunlop... Read More

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