HEADLIGHT ANTHOLOGY SEEKS EDITORS Headlight, Concordia University’s graduate creative writing anthology, is currently looking for editors: Fiction Poetry Creative Non-Fiction Visual Art Editors will be responsible for vetting submissions (in cooperation with Editors-in-Chief) and working directly with writers throughout the revision process. Graduate students in the English and Fine Arts departments are encouraged to apply.…… Continue reading HEADLIGHT ANTHOLOGY SEEKS EDITORS

Biblioasis 10th Anniversary Montreal Bash

Biblioasis’s 10th Anniversary September 22nd, 7-10PM Atwater Library, 1200 Atwater Library Join Biblioasis as we celebrate ten years of great books and indie publishing! Co-presented by the QWF, our Montreal celebration on September 22nd will serve as the launch of The Freedom in American Songs by Kathleen Winter and Paradise & Elsewhere by Kathy Page, and will also feature readings from…… Continue reading Biblioasis 10th Anniversary Montreal Bash

Words & Music features Trio 69, Ricky Leach and MORE

On Sunday July 20th the Words & Music Show takes place at 8:30 at Casa del Popolo’s performance space (enter at 4873 St-Laurent, Montreal) and will feature Trio 69, Ricky Leach, 3 visiting writers and music by FayeMoose Four. Admission is $6 or PWYC Trio 69 describes itself as follows: “Trio 69 (Heather Eaton -…… Continue reading Words & Music features Trio 69, Ricky Leach and MORE

Vallum Poetry Contest

Vallum: Contemporary Poetry is now accepting original and previously unpublished submissions for the annual Vallum Award for Poetry 2014. First Prize: $750, Second Prize: $250, + publication in the magazine. Deadline: July 15th, 2014. Contest Judge: George Elliott Clarke. Some of the best poets in the world have graced the pages of Vallum. Get your word on! Entry Fee:…… Continue reading Vallum Poetry Contest

Visual Arts Centre Readings Tuesday, May 13, 2014

  Visual Arts Centre School of Art / McClure Gallery Readings http://www.visualartscentre.ca 350 Victoria Avenue, Westmount  Tel: 514-488-9558 Founder/ producer Ilona Martonfi Tel: 514-939-4173 ilona.martonfi@sympatico.ca Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Doors 7:00 pm  Reading 7:30 pm  At the door $5  An Evening of Poetry & Prose & Music  Carolyn Zonailo West Coast and Montreal poet. Her twelfth book, Fight Fire With…… Continue reading Visual Arts Centre Readings Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The Walrus Foundation Announces the Third Annual $5,000 Walrus Poetry Prize

The Walrus Foundation Announces the Third Annual $5,000 Walrus Poetry Prize   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto—April 29— The Walrus Foundation is proud to announce the third annual Walrus Poetry Prize, generously supported by the Hal Jackman Foundation. “I’m really proud that our poetry prize is now in its third year, and that the incredible Amanda Jernigan is…… Continue reading The Walrus Foundation Announces the Third Annual $5,000 Walrus Poetry Prize

Re-scheduled Reading (Robyn Sarah and Jack Hannan at Resonance)

This reading, originally scheduled for February, had to be postponed, but is happening now.  Here’s the new date.  Robyn Sarah will read poems and prose poems; Jack Hannan will read from an unpublished novel; and they will read, together, poems written collaboratively during the months of December and January.  

Greg Bechtel, Alice Zorn & Linda Besner reading at Paragraphe

You’re cordially invited to join Greg Bechtel for the launch of his debut book Boundary Problems at Paragraphe Books on May 13!   “Where magic meets physics, Bechtel writes in the dynamic margins of possibility.  Boundary Problems is a mind-bending vacation from the ordinary.” — Saleema Nawaz, author of Bone and Bread   “Bechtel displays a refreshing willingness to experiment with aspects…… Continue reading Greg Bechtel, Alice Zorn & Linda Besner reading at Paragraphe

The Montreal Poetry Celebration

Come out for The Montreal Poetry Celebration: the year’s most fabulous poetry event! April 30 – 19:30 – 22:00 Hotel 10 @ 10 Sherbrooke West Salle Godin The Blue Metropolis and the Montreal International Poetry Prize have joined forces to bring you an enchanting evening of poetic excitement on the very last night of National…… Continue reading The Montreal Poetry Celebration