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Contest
Feb. 17 2017
Submissions are currently open for the Summer Literary Seminars (SLS) Fiction & Poetry contest. First-place winners in poetry and fiction will have the choice of attending, with all expense paid, one of our innovative 2017 programs in Georgia or in Kenya, and will have their... Read More
Contest
Feb. 17 2017
Mother Tongue Publishing is pleased to announce the 4th Great BC Novel Contest for the best unpublished manuscript of fiction.  The judges for the 4th contest are well-known BC novelists Audrey Thomas and John Lent. The contest is open to all writers living in... Read More
Feb. 9 2017
Registration is open for OnWords 2017 and the Annual General Meeting! Writers from across the country will gather in beautiful downtown Vancouver at Simon Fraser University's Harbour Centre for a stimulating and productive weekend centred on the theme Writing the World Now. There will be plenty of... Read More
Call for Applications
Jan. 31 2017
The National Reading Campaign is seeking a scriptwriter to create a 90 second video to promote our goal of a Canada of readers. For more information contact: Sandy CrawleyExecutive Directorsandy@nationalreadingcampaign.ca Read More
Call for Applications
Jan. 31 2017
The National reading campaign is seeking a knowledgeable and well organized soul to supervise our online children's book reviews and post them monthly. You will be working with three experienced reviewers and you duties will include receiving books and assigning them. For more information contact... Read More
Call for Applications
Jan. 31 2017
The National reading campaign is seeking a writer to create a "How-to" manual describing our flagship program Reading Town/Ville Lecture. We have considerable background material and the assignment will include approximately 12 interviews.The publication will be a combination of narrative and... Read More
Dec. 13 2016
Pelee Island, Ontario, is renowned for its birding, monarch migrations, sandy beaches, and serene beauty. It is the perfect setting for a retreat. When not reading or writing, participants can go for a bike ride to the lighthouse, visit the Pelee Island Winery, walk along the beach, or enjoy the... Read More
Call for Applications
Dec. 6 2016
The Department of English in the College of Arts & Science, University of Saskatchewan, invites applications for a one-year appointment in creative writing at the Assistant Professor level, to begin July 1, 2017. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate classes in the area of creative... Read More
Call for Applications
Dec. 5 2016
Author Residency at Green College, UBC, 2017-18 www.greencollege.ubc.ca Green College, a residential facility for graduate students and a public venue for non-curricular academic and artistic presentations at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver), invites applications for the post of... Read More
Press Release
Nov. 29 2016
Nearly 1,100 Canadian musicians, authors, songwriters, composers, music producers, poets, playwrights, film composers, actors, directors, and other members of the creative class have signed a joint letter addressed to the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, urging the... Read More

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