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Patricia Pearson on passing the time at her first writing job

Patricia Pearson on passing the time at her first writing job | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
The author of Opening Heaven's Door recalls her first paying job as a writer: scripting letters from the Ontario minister of labour to his constituents.
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‘Little Stories in the Prairie’ showcases Regina writers in outdoor storytelling event

‘Little Stories in the Prairie’ showcases Regina writers in outdoor storytelling event | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Saskatchewan authors took their stories to the streets of Victoria Park as they performed their work outdoors, and out-loud to audience members in this unique event.
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Throwback Thursday – #tbt – Writers Guild of Alberta: The First Thirty Years

Saw this posted on Facebook today – a history of the Writers Guild of Alberta’s first 30 years including one passing mention of myself as one of a handful of people who worked as coordi…
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Inaugural Canadian Writers’ Summit brings authors together | Quill and Quire

Inaugural Canadian Writers’ Summit brings authors together | Quill and Quire | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
The first Canadian Writers’ Summit, an ambitious meet-up for writing and publishing professionals, attracted more than 800* registrants from across… Read More »
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Canadian Authors at Canadian Writers Summit - Robert W. Mackay

Canadian Authors at Canadian Writers Summit - Robert W. Mackay | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
This year the Canadian Authors Association joined with other writers’ organizations to take part in the Canadian Writers Summit (CWS) rather than hold our annual CanWrite! conference.
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The Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia

The Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
@eleekg @carellinb @subTerrain @Arsenalpulp @sadmag @AnvilPress @ZGComms @WritersExchange Both ;) https://t.co/sJftV0LDLA
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Personal Turning Points: An Interview with Daniel Perry

Personal Turning Points: An Interview with Daniel Perry | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Personal Turning Points: An Interview with @danielperrysays @ReadThistledown #robertshaw #canlit #hamburger https://t.co/haIhq28gUS
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Outstanding eight to receive honorary doctorates at Convocation

Outstanding eight to receive honorary doctorates at Convocation | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
The University of Windsor will confer honorary degrees to eight outstanding individuals during Convocation ceremonies next week.
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Canadian Bookworm: Indian Horse

Canadian Bookworm: Indian Horse | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Finished April 26 Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese This novel follows Saul Indian Horse, a man who has hit bottom in his life, and while at a native healing centre looks back on his life to see what brought [...]...
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3 great Canadian summer reads

3 great Canadian summer reads | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Welcome to Elle Canada, the fashion magazine covering fashion, style, beauty and guidance for fashion savvy Canadians.
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Christopher Moore's History News: New Story of Canada

Christopher Moore's History News: New Story of Canada | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Quill & Quire, the publishing-industry paper, features the forthcoming new edition of The Story of Canada that I have been working on lately for fall 2016 publication.
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Canadian Bookworm: Smoke

Canadian Bookworm: Smoke | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Finished June 13 Smoke by Dan Vyleta This novel is set in an alternate England, one in which those with wicked thoughts or engaged in sinful actions emit smoke from their bodies.
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Christopher Moore's History News: Sinking the Maritime Museum in Kingston, Ontario. MCQ's Archives too.

Christopher Moore's History News: Sinking the Maritime Museum in Kingston, Ontario. MCQ's Archives too. | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
"Does Kingston really want its museum?" he asked. "Are we really the city where history and innovation thrive?
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Marie-Claire Blais: Looking for love

Marie-Claire Blais: Looking for love | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Quebec writer's latest book is peopled with motley characters, exquisite writing, and barely a period in sight.
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Award-winning writer Alice Petersen publishes 2nd collection of short stories, Worldly Goods

Award-winning writer Alice Petersen publishes 2nd collection of short stories, Worldly Goods | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
A new short story collection by Alice Petersen is getting attention in the publishing world. Inspired by memories of her childhood in New Zealand, Petersen reminds us what we take when leave home for a new life.
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Call for Submissions (Edmonton): Borderlines Writers Circle – Writers’ Guild of Alberta | Theatre Alberta

Call for Submissions (Edmonton): Borderlines Writers Circle – Writers’ Guild of Alberta | Theatre Alberta | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS for 2016 Borderlines Writers Circle. Applications must be received by June 30. https://t.co/L83a9qluFY @WritersGuildAB
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Filters – FreeFall Magazine

Filters – FreeFall Magazine | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
RT @FreeFallMag: Check out .@TWhartonWrites's award winning piece "Filters", exclusively on our website! https://t.co/gPIIW4082u #canlit #a…
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10 Books By Asian-Canadian Authors To Add To Your Reading List

10 Books By Asian-Canadian Authors To Add To Your Reading List | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Celebrating diverse Canadian voices.
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rob mclennan's blog: U of Alberta writers-in-residence interviews: Erín Moure (2013-14)

rob mclennan's blog: U of Alberta writers-in-residence interviews: Erín Moure (2013-14) | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
U of A w-i-r interview w Erin Moure @ErinMoure @TWhartonWrites @AnansiPoetry @bookthug @CLCUAlberta @CanWomenInLit ; https://t.co/bjVgSHt5fq
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Writing about Aboriginal issues means...

Writing about Aboriginal issues means... | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
In honour of National Aboriginal History Month, we asked a few of our authors, both First Nations and not, what writing about Aboriginal issues meant to them. The responses were truly touching.
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Read the 30 Women Who Ruled Canadian History

Read the 30 Women Who Ruled Canadian History | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
To mark the a century since the first women won the vote in Canada, the magazine Canada's History recruited a panel of prominent Canadians to compile a list o
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Christopher Moore's History News: The History of Indigenous Languages in Canada

Valerie Galley at the journal Policy Options: The number of Indigenous languages that are still spoken by Indigenous people in Canada and the United States has declined significantly from the 300 that [...]...
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Christopher Moore's History News: History and the Hip

Christopher Moore's History News: History and the Hip | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Must have been a generational mismatch or something, but I never was too close a follower of the Tragically Hip. Never saw them play, which seems to have been the key.
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Christopher Moore's History News: History of Reconciliation

Christopher Moore's History News: History of Reconciliation | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Yesterday's apology by Ontario for the evils of the residential schools system was important and appropriate.
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Week 78 – Nikki Reimer presented by rob mclennan – Brick Books

This is an article presented by rob mclennan at Jacket2 on January 18, 2015. A short interview with Nikki Reimer Nikki Reimer is a writer concerned with emotional ecology. She has published books of poetry (DOWNVERSE and [sic]), chapbooks and essays.
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