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WGA Webinar: CREATIVE NONFICTION – HOOKING YOUR READER with Angie Abdou | Writers' Guild of Alberta

RT @UAlbertaPress: WGA Webinar: CREATIVE NONFICTION – HOOKING YOUR READER with Angie Abdou https://t.co/yTHvjx2j2J
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Awards: 2017 Lionel Gelber Prize jury announced | Quill and Quire

The jury for this year's Lionel Gelber Prize has been announced.
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The Big Black Bull of Hollow Tree - a Newfoundland Folktale. #FolkloreThursday

The Big Black Bull of Hollow Tree - a Newfoundland Folktale. #FolkloreThursday | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
In July of 2010, we recorded traditional storyteller Alice Lannon sharing her story, "The Big Black Bull of Hollow Tree" at the 18t
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Wishes Come True at St. Francis Xavier

Wishes Come True at St. Francis Xavier | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Over the past four years, Glen Huser has served as writer-in-residence for grade four classes in a series of pre-Christmas workshops at St. Francis Xavier Elementary in Vancouver. The students develop a story plan which involves deciding on a central character who has a particular wish. Of course, there are problems along the way in…
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Griffin Poetry Prize | Friesen, Bringhurst and Zwicky at Fat Oyster Reading Series

Griffin Poetry Prize | Friesen, Bringhurst and Zwicky at Fat Oyster Reading Series | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
The annual Griffin Poetry Prize awards two literary prizes of C$65,000 for poetry written in or translated into English. A Canadian prize is given to a living poet resident in Canada; an international prize is given to a living poet or translator from any country in the world. Judges are selected annually by the trustees and the prizes are awarded in the spring of each year.
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Griffin Poetry Prize | Michael Dennis and Stuart Ross at Tree Reading Series

Griffin Poetry Prize | Michael Dennis and Stuart Ross at Tree Reading Series | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
The annual Griffin Poetry Prize awards two literary prizes of C$65,000 for poetry written in or translated into English. A Canadian prize is given to a living poet resident in Canada; an international prize is given to a living poet or translator from any country in the world. Judges are selected annually by the trustees and the prizes are awarded in the spring of each year.
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Rose's Notebook: a Diary to Revisit WWI's History - NFB/blog

Rose's Notebook: a Diary to Revisit WWI's History - NFB/blog | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Explore another way to teach Word War I and historical thinking through the fictional diary of young French Canadian archivist Rose Dubois.
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Review: Strange Things Done a slick, witty thriller

Review: Strange Things Done a slick, witty thriller | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Strange Things Done is a highly readable, slick and professionally executed thriller, one that sustains the reader’s interest well.
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Story Starter December 2016 – Cheryl Andrews – Ontario Writers' Conference

Story Starter December 2016 – Cheryl Andrews – Ontario Writers' Conference | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Our December Story Starter features an inspiring work by Cheryl Andrews. To enter, write a short piece (100 words maximum) inspired by the art featured below. It can be any form of writing (poetry, prose, dialogue, haiku, etc.) as long as it is original. Submit your entry in the comment section below. Check the full entry rules...
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Whistler Independent Book Awards add manuscript prize | Quill and Quire

Whistler Independent Book Awards add manuscript prize | Quill and Quire | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
The Whistler Independent Book Awards have announced the addition of a new category for 2017.
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Do Not Say We Have Nothing when it comes to this week's National Post Bestseller List

Do Not Say We Have Nothing when it comes to this week's National Post Bestseller List | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
The National Post Bestseller List is reported weekly by a different Canadian bookstore, with this week’s list courtesy of Winnipeg’s McNally Robinson Booksellers
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Margaret Atwood wins National Book Critics Circle lifetime achievement award | Toronto Star

Margaret Atwood wins National Book Critics Circle lifetime achievement award  | Toronto Star | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
The group praised Atwood for her ‘groundbreaking fiction, environmental and feminist activism, and service to community.’
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Story Starter January 2017 – Rich Helms – Ontario Writers' Conference

Story Starter January 2017 – Rich Helms – Ontario Writers' Conference | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Our January Story Starter features an intriguing work by Rich Helms. To enter, write a short piece (100 words maximum) inspired by the art featured below. It can be any form of writing (poetry, prose, dialogue, haiku, etc.) as long as it is original. Submit your entry in the comment section below. Check the full entry rules...
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National Award: From indigenous communities to death with dignity

National Award: From indigenous communities to death with dignity | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
These four authors are finalists for the 2017 B.C. National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction, which will be presented Jan. 26 in Vancouver.
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Lesley Trites, Larissa Andrusyshyn and André Simoneau are the finalists for the 2016 3Macs carte blanche Prize - carte blanche

Lesley Trites, Larissa Andrusyshyn and André Simoneau are the finalists for the 2016 3Macs carte blanche Prize - carte blanche | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
We're delighted to share with you the names of the three finalists of the 2016 3Macs carte blanche Prize, as selected by juror, Nick Mount, who is the author of When Canadian Literature Moved to New York and is a professor of English at the University of Toronto. The big winner will be announced at the Quebec Writers’ Federation Gala on November 22 and will lay their hands on a cash prize and a most amazing trophy–originally handcrafted by Glen LeMesurier.
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Erase the Barriers between Writers and Readers in Canada

Erase the Barriers between Writers and Readers in Canada | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
"The federal government is poised to pursue the most significant cultural policy overhaul in over a decade and Canadian Heritage is holding a consultation on Canadian content in the digital world that will help shape new policy." – Access Copyright email It seemed important to me to contribute to this consultation, so I summarized my experience…
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Canadian slam poet Mona Faith Mousa headlines the Sedona Poetry Slam on March 12 (CFG's birthday)

Canadian slam poet Mona Faith Mousa headlines the Sedona Poetry Slam on March 12 (CFG's birthday) | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Mona Faith Mousa Canadian slam poet Mona Faith Mousa headlines the Sedona Poetry Slam on March 12. Poets are invited to compete at th
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The Chat With Gregory Scofield

The Chat With Gregory Scofield | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
For our first Chat of 2017, we turn to poetry and consider the themes of witnessing and reconciliation. I’m in conversation with 2016 Writers’ Trust o
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The Chat With Kevin Patterson

The Chat With Kevin Patterson | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Today's chat is with Kevin Patterson, author of the critically acclaimed novel News From the Red Desert. It’s a book that brings readers into the heart o
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Anita Rau Badami to chair 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize jury | Quill and Quire

Anita Rau Badami to chair 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize jury | Quill and Quire | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
The 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize jury has been announced.
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Shortlist Announcement: The Inaugural Pacific Spirit Poetry Prize

Shortlist Announcement: The Inaugural Pacific Spirit Poetry Prize | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Congratulations to the following six poets named to the shortlist of the first Pacific Spirit Poetry Prize! We will announce the winners soon, as chosen by Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke. “Remains” by Heather Fraser – Victoria, BC “The Whales at Tadoussac and White Rock” by Joseph Kidney – Montreal, QC “Odile, The Black […]
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Culture series kicks off with history ‘grumps’

Culture series kicks off with history ‘grumps’ | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
News, Local, Provincial, Canada, World, Sports, High School Sports, Local Hockey, Hockey, Basketball, Baseball, Football, Soccer, Lacrosse, Curling, Other Sports, Entertainment, Local, Movies, Music, Television, Celebrities, Life, Health, Food, Travel, Money, Opinion, Editorial, Letters, Column, Your Newspaper, Social medias, Events, UR, News, Sports, Life, Entertainment, Money, Opinion, Marketplace, Photos, Videos, Contests, Polls, Weather, Sitemap, Event Submission
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Illustrator Gallery: Thérèse Cilia

Illustrator Gallery: Thérèse Cilia | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Illustrator Thérèse Cilia's third picture book came out this fall, Keeper of the Light, written by Janet Barkhouse, a story based on the true experiences o
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2015 CWILA Count Numbers | CWILA: Canadian Women In The Literary Arts

2015 CWILA Count Numbers | CWILA: Canadian Women In The Literary Arts | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
BOOKS OVERALL REVIEWS OVERALL REVIEWS OVERALL BY PUBLICATION BOOKS OVERALL BY PUBLICATION
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Two paying markets, two good writing contests and Shotgun Honey

Two paying markets, two good writing contests and Shotgun Honey | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Established in 2011, Shotgun Honey came onto the scene to provide crime fiction lovers a regular diet of flash fiction. Living by th
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