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ACCUTE CFP: Jointly Sponsored Panels

ACCUTE CFP: Jointly Sponsored Panels | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Joint Panel CFPs The following CFPs are for panels, held at the ACCUTE conference, that are jointly sponsored by ACCUTE and another organization.
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The 'indecently curious' Carol Shields

The 'indecently curious' Carol Shields | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
New reflections from the beloved author Carol Shields on men, women, and why she wrote
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Culture Days: Storytelling through Culture - Writing your Life Story with facilitator Lynda Monahan, at the Riverbank - Welcome to the Public Library in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

Culture Days: Storytelling through Culture - Writing your Life Story with facilitator Lynda Monahan, at the Riverbank - Welcome to the Public Library in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Saturday, October 1, 1:00 to 2:00 Have you been thinking about writing your life story but aren’t sure how (or where) to start?  Drop in and find out!  We’ll see you at the Riverbank!
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Author in Residence

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Calgary Public Library is pleased to announce award-winning poet and editor, Micheline Maylor, as our 2016 Author in Residence. Micheline's residency…
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Profile: Elle Wild lives out her youthful fantasies in the debut novel Strange Things Done | Quill and Quire

Profile: Elle Wild lives out her youthful fantasies in the debut novel Strange Things Done | Quill and Quire | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
(Illustration: Rachel Idzerda) When Elle Wild was in elementary school, she had a clear sense of what she wanted to do with her life. “I still have the
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Bestsellers | Toronto Star

Bestsellers | Toronto Star | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
The books Canadians bought this week
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Defining the Genre: What are the rules for historical fiction? by Sarah Johnson | Guide | Historical Novel Society

Defining the Genre: What are the rules for historical fiction? by Sarah Johnson | Guide | Historical Novel Society | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Sarah Johnson Eastern Illinois University [This speech formed part of a panel discussion on historical fiction at the Associated Writing Programs annual conference in March…
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The Sweet Exhilaration of Solitude

The Sweet Exhilaration of Solitude | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
It’s a pleasure to share this guest post from Christy Ann Conlin, who drew inspiration from two of Nova Scotia’s most beautiful museums, Prescott House and Uniacke House, when she created a grand estate named “Petal’s...
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Ed Willett on Writing Young Adult Fantasy

Young adult fantasy is one of the hottest literary genres around. Edward Willett, author of The Masks of Agyrima trilogy for DAW Books and the Shards o
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Review: New fiction from Maria Semple, Ann Patchett, Jessica Grose, Marni Jackson, Gayle Forman and Carolyn Parkhurst

Review: New fiction from Maria Semple, Ann Patchett, Jessica Grose, Marni Jackson, Gayle Forman and Carolyn Parkhurst | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Marissa Stapley reviews six new novels
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Irish authors short-listed for Goldsmiths Prize

Irish authors short-listed for Goldsmiths Prize | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
The Irish authors Eimear McBride and Mike McCormack and the Irish-Canadian writer Anakana Schofield have been short-listed for the Goldsmiths Prize for fiction. The prize, which awards "boldly original fiction", is worth...
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Strange Horizons Fiction: Left Foot, Right, by Nalo Hopkinson

Strange Horizons Fiction: Left Foot, Right, by Nalo Hopkinson | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
"Now she only wears two sides of shoes when she needs to fake normal." @Nalo_Hopkinson https://t.co/xtaVm7jZvG
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Friday Presentations

Friday Presentations | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Tonight! Writing vs. Wrighting with Vern Thiessen: writing for the theatre vs writing prose, poetry and for screen. https://t.co/OibPS0vdRz
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Betsy Warland - Continuing Studies - Simon Fraser University

Betsy Warland - Continuing Studies - Simon Fraser University | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Want to spend a year working on your Poetry or Lyric Prose with a the "feng shui master for writing?"(thx .@eleekg) https://t.co/UFDLu4nFJe
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Cabot Trail Writers Festival celebrates readers and writing

Gary Walsh has an enviable problem for a festival director. So many authors want to be part of the annual Cabot Trail Writers Festival, he can't accommodate them all. This weekend, Friday to Sunday, marks the event's eighth year.
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Bestsellers: Canadian Non-Fiction, October 1, 2016

Bestsellers: Canadian Non-Fiction, October 1, 2016 | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
The Bestsellers Lists are compiled by The Globe and Mail from information provided by BookNet Canada's national sales tracking service, BNC SalesData.
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A Guide to Writing Prizes for Canadians & International Citizens

A Guide to Writing Prizes for Canadians & International Citizens | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
The CBC has put together a great list of writing contests open to Canadians (many are also open to people from around the world) in the fields of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.
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Saskatoon Hosts Canadian Farm Writers

Saskatoon Hosts Canadian Farm Writers | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Saskatoon is hosting this year’s Canadian Farm Writers Federation annual conference. The event is taking place September 30-October 1, 2016.
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Martine Delvaux and Maxime Raymond Bock: strength in brevity

Martine Delvaux and Maxime Raymond Bock: strength in brevity | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Two of the year’s best — and slimmest — translations of Quebec writers into English have just appeared, and should not be overlooked.
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The bestselling books in Canada this week

The bestselling books in Canada this week | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Check out the bestselling Canadian books for Sept. 18-24, 2016. Bestseller lists are compiled by BookManager using weekly sales stats from over 230 Canadian independent stores. 1. A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny 2.
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Writing and Publishing Fiction: A Conversation

Writing and Publishing Fiction: A Conversation André Alexis Barker Fairley Distinguished Visitor in Canadian Studies, University College, 2016-17 Author
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Why is poetry (and writing) so important – as seen through the words of writers

Why is poetry (and writing) so important – as seen through the words of writers | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Here are three inspirational videos that I believe, if you ever doubted why should you write - will for ever clear up things for you.
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