News & Events
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
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Illustrators and Performers), in partnership with The Writers' Union of Canada, is pleased to accept entries by unpublished writers for the 20th annual Writing for Children Competition.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
Apr. 20 2017
WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2017 – 6:30pm
Brockton Writers Series presents:
Mary Lou Dickinson,
Gregory Scofield,and special guest speaker
poet Hoa Nguyen, discussing creativity
ATGlad Day Bookshop499 Church St., Toronto
For more info: https://brocktonwritersseries.... Read More
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
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
Apr. 13 2017
The $15,000 Carter V. Cooper Short Fiction Competition (year seven)
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/
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
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
Mar. 16 2017
The Dave Greber Freelance Writers Book and Magazine Awards for Social Justice Writing are seeking submissions commencing Monday, March 13, 2017. The closing date is Friday, June 16, 2017 at 5 PM PST.
Information about the awards can be found on the website www.greberwritingaward.com. Detailed... Read More
Mar. 9 2017
The Literature Section of the Toronto Heliconian Club seeks to appoint a writer-in-residence for a one-year period for the 2017-2018 season. Eligible candidates are female authors of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama, as well as professional editors and journalists.
The successful candidate... Read More