2024 Whiting Creative Nonfiction Grant

The Whiting Foundation | POSTED: Feb 23, 2024

Call for Applications

The Whiting Foundation is pleased to announce that the application window is open for the 2024 Whiting Creative Nonfiction Grant, and we are actively seeking applications from writers with books under… More

Stillwater: A Trauma-Informed Writing Retreat

| POSTED: Feb 22, 2024

Workshop or Retreat

Hello! I (award-winning writer Lauren Carter) am co-facilitating a transformative weekend of calm, creative expression from June 7-9, 2024 at Ontario's beautiful and historic Loretto Maryholme Retreat… More

Calgary Book Launch - trust the bluer skies by paulo da costa

paulo da costa
POSTED: Feb 21, 2024

Literary Reading or Event

I would be delighted if you would celebrate with me, and our Calgary writing community, the launch of my new book, Trust the Bluer Skies.   There will be munchies and refreshments. A… More

PODCAST: READINGS AND INTERVIEW with Jane Callen for Bernini's Elephant

Jane Callen | POSTED: Feb 19, 2024

Literary Reading or Event

https://writersradio.ca/podcasts/P078-jane-callen/     More

Eco-grief: Writing to Heal

Nadja Lubiw-Hazard | POSTED: Feb 19, 2024

Workshop or Retreat

This 6-week writing session is designed for people coping with grief, anxiety, dread and hopelessness as it relates to the destruction of our precious earth and the climate crisis. By making space… More

CBC Nonfiction Prize now open!

CBC Books | POSTED: Feb 15, 2024

Call For Submissions

The CBC Nonfiction Prize is open from Jan. 1-March 1! You can submit original, unpublished nonfiction that is up to 2,000 words. The winning writer receives $6,000 for the Canada Council for the… More

What’s a good opening sentence? Simple. It compels the reader to read the next sentence. And so on. By launching the reader in the right direction, a compelling first sentence is even more critical… More

Call for Submissions: Poem of the Year

Arc Poetry Magazine | POSTED: Feb 13, 2024

Call For Submissions

Arc Poetry Magazine’s annual poetry contest is among the richest in the country, offering $5,000 for the winning poem, a $500 award for the poem selected as Honourable Mention, and… More

Robert Priest Album Launch at Hugh's Room

| POSTED: Feb 12, 2024

Member Activity

Sunday Feb l8 330 - 6  at Hughs Room.  I'll be doing a set from my just-launched poetry/jazz album People LIke YOU and Me at 445 with my excellent band and special guest Kevin Breit (of… More


Toronto Lit Up | POSTED: Feb 7, 2024

Call For Submissions

Toronto Lit Up is now accepting submissions for their Spring/Summer 2024 season! This Call for Submissions is seeking book launches taking place April 2024 and September 2024. The programme is open to… More