Vancouver Public Library 2024 Writer in Residence

Vancouver Public Library | POSTED: Feb 28, 2024

Employment or Volunteer Opportunity

Our writer in residence program promotes Canadian writing and literature to Vancouver citizens. During the four-month residency from September to December, the writer spends 50% of their time working… More

Atrocity on the Atlantic Book Launch at Toronto Reference Library

Nate Hendley
POSTED: Feb 23, 2024

Member Activity

Please join me on February 29 as I launch my latest book, Atrocity on the Atlantic, at Beeton Hall, Toronto Reference Library (789 Yonge Street, near Yonge/Bloor subway station) at 6:30… More

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     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 You can submit original, unpublished nonfiction that is up to 2,000 words.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