Yukon Story Laureate

John Firth | POSTED: Jan 24, 2024

Contest or Award

John Firth was appointed the Yukon Story Laureate on January 13, 2024. This is a two year appointment. John outlined his vision of the laureate as one who not only is an ambassador of the literary… More

BOOK LAUNCH--Rudy Wiebe: Essays on His Works, editor Bianca Lakoseljac

Bianca Lakoseljac | POSTED: Jan 22, 2024

Literary Reading or Event

An Evening in Honour of Rudy Wiebe: Thursday, January 25, (6:30 MST/7:30 CST/8:30 EST PM.) Livestream:  https://youtube.com/live/ybiRpYvbpbQ?feature=share Join us for a panel conversation… More

Where Fact Meets Fiction

Laurie Ness Gordon
POSTED: Jan 18, 2024

Member Activity

A presentation focusing in the importance and role of research in writing historical fiction. Sydenham Public Library Community Room, sponsored by the South Frontenac Museum Board. More

FREEING TERESA: A True Story about My Sister and Me

Franke James | POSTED: Jan 17, 2024

New Publication

“Gut-wrenching and awe-inspiring. This story will break your heart and then fill it up again.” CATHERINE McKERCHER, author of Shut Away “A gripping story about courage, love, and an unshakeable… More

New Publication

Lorne Shirinian
POSTED: Jan 11, 2024


Blue Heron Press has just published Lorne Shirinian's story, Minas Delirian. One morning, Minas wakes to find that he has a large protrusion sticking out from the left side of his… More

The UK-based Royal Society of Literature's (RSL) International Writers programme was announced in 2020 as part of RSL 200, a five-year festival launched in 2020 with a series of major new… More

Call for Entries: 2024 Next Generation Indie Book Awards

| POSTED: Jan 8, 2024

Contest or Award

Calling all indie book authors and publishers - including small presses, mid-size independent publishers, university presses, e-book publishers, and self-published authors who have a book written in… More

Amanda Earl's editing and mentoring services now available

Amanda Earl | POSTED: Jan 4, 2024

Member Activity

I am a fan of whimsy, connection and exploration. I am interested in helping you create work that is truly your own. I believe that sometimes before submitting work to a publication, we often need an… More

When Issac Hears the Rain

Julie Thompson
POSTED: Jan 2, 2024

New Publication

Celebrate the unexpected joy of a rainy day with this quietly exuberant book about a young boy who delights in the rejuvenating power of rain. When the rain starts to fall, others may dash, yelp,… More

North Shore Writers Association 28th Annual Writing Contest

| POSTED: Dec 21, 2023

Contest or Award

The 28th Annual Writing Contest will be open for submissions January 15-March 15 2024. Winners will be announced during the North Shore Writers’ Festival April 12-13 2024 and winning entries will… More