Meet Bill Haugland, author of the new short story collection After It Rains (Vehicule Press), 6 p.m. Thursday December 5 at Librairie Paragraphe Bookstore. Bill Haugland, formerly CFCF-12 Pulse News anchorman, is well known to Montréalers. After It Rains, his first collection of short stories, gently probes the human psyche and deftly reveals our foibles. Admission to the event…… Continue reading Librairie Paragraphe Bookstore presents Bill Haugland
The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) is holding a series of one-day professional development workshops for writers called Publishing 2.0 – Tips and Traps. Registration is now taking place for workshops in Moncton, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, and Toronto in February 2014. Authors Mary W. Walters and Caroline Adderson, along with author and executive director of TWUC, John Degen will discuss writing in the…… Continue reading Publishing 2.0 Tips and Traps – REGISTER NOW
This Thursday Montreal dance company FOR BODY AND LIGHT will celebrate the launch of their exciting 2014 season with an absorbing evening of performance, interaction, still images and video, featuring a 30 minute piece entitled L’EMBARQUEMENT The piece is a collaboration between choreographer Stéphanie Morin-Robert, poet/musician Ian Ferrier and five dancers: Linnea Gwiazda, Heather Lynn…… Continue reading For Body and Light Presents L’Embarquement
We’ve extended our submission deadline! You now have until December 12th to send us your stories, poetry, creative non-fiction and visual art that reflects the theme No Exit, in content or form, including but not limited to work that explores perception, the freedom of constraints, misanthropy, claustrophobia, traps and entrances. See our submission guidelines page …… Continue reading Headlight Anthology Submission Deadline Extended!
Literary Journalism Program dates: July 7 – Aug. 2, 2014 Application deadline: March 15, 2014 Faculty: Ian Brown (Rogers Communications Chair), Charlotte Gill, Victor Dwyer Literary Journalism offers eight established writers of non-fiction an opportunity to develop a major essay, memoir, or feature piece. A month-long residency in one of The Banff Centre’s Leighton Artists’ Colony studios enables writers to…… Continue reading Call for Applications: Literary Arts Programs at the Banff Centre
On Sunday November 17th the Words & Music Show features the amazing Catherine Kidd, premiering new soundscapes for work of hers that will appear in an upcoming album. The show will also present voice and piano work by Marie-Claire Durand, a set by Jay Alexander Brown and a performance by Mary St-Amand Williamson. At the…… Continue reading Cat Kidd features in Stellar Lineup Sunday
Only One Will Triumph The most brutal short story contest on Earth returns for its seventh straight year! Last year, frantic voting in the championship round actually crashed the Deathmatch site! This year we’ll pick up where we left off with new contestants vying for an indie writer’s makeover that could change their lives! Eight…… Continue reading Broken Pencil Indie Writers’ Deathmatch Short Story Contest!
women of colour speaking from the margins inaugural event November 14th 730 pm at Burritoville
Call for applications: Banff Centre Press Work Study Program start date: January 20, 2014 This program runs for six months, with the possibility of extension. Application deadline: December 10, 2013 Housed at the world’s largest arts and creativity incubator, The Banff Centre Press is uniquely positioned to publish the content imagined, written, performed, and exhibited at the…… Continue reading Call for Applications: Banff Centre Press Work Study
Les éditions du Noroît ont le plaisir de vous inviter le dimanche 17 novembre dès 17h à la librairie Le port de tête pour le lancement de PETITS THÉÂTRES (Teatriños) ou Aturuxos calados poèmes / poemas de / por Erín Moure lectures de Martine Audet Nicole Brossard François Turcot Steve Savage Oana Avasilichioaei en présence…… Continue reading Lancement Petits théâtres par Erín Moure traduit par Daniel Canty