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Writing Circle with Bänoo Zan

University of Alberta Department of English and Film Studies 4-59 Humanities Centre, 11121 Saskatchewan Drive NW, Edmonton, Alberta

The Writing Circle is a drop-in session for writers of all genres and languages to work on their writing at any stage of development, whether writing a first draft, revision or editing, or even submitting to publications. It is open to writers from the University of Alberta, as well as …

Free

LitFest 2022

LitFest is a festival where writers share true stories. Every October, we invite authors to the stage to tell what they know and challenge us with their ideas. It’s Canada’s first and only nonfiction festival. LitFest started small. In 2002, a few thought leaders formed the Alberta Book Fair Society …

STARFest 2022: St. Albert Readers Festival

St. Albert Public Library 5 St Anne St, St Albert, Alberta

STARFest (St. Albert Readers Festival) returns for its 12th season with a star-studded slate of authors over three weeks from October 13 to 28, and we’re excited to return to an in-person festival. The 2022 lineup features prizewinning authors and bestselling, powerful books by authors you know and love, and authors you’ll always …

$7

2022 Pacific Spirit Poetry Prize: Deadline to Submit

Online

We are excited to announce that our annual PRISM international Pacific Spirit Poetry Prize is now open for submissions. We are so honoured to have the amazing judge Grace Lau. Grace is a settler living in Ontario on the traditional and Treaty territory of the Anishinabek people, now known as the Chippewa …

Free – $45
Recurring

Writing Circle with Bänoo Zan

University of Alberta Department of English and Film Studies 4-59 Humanities Centre, 11121 Saskatchewan Drive NW, Edmonton, Alberta

The Writing Circle is a drop-in session for writers of all genres and languages to work on their writing at any stage of development, whether writing a first draft, revision or editing, or even submitting to publications. It is open to writers from the University of Alberta, as well as …

Free

The Al Purdy A-frame Residency: Deadline to Apply

Al Purdy A-Frame house Roblin Lake, Ontario

The A-frame house at the edge of Roblin Lake was built in 1957 by Al Purdy and his wife Eurithe. The Purdy house is now the site of the A-frame Residency Program, under which writers are offered a time and place to work in a location that is attractive and …

Free

Poetry Workshop with Tolu Oloruntoba: How to Observe

Atlas Hotel - 2nd Floor Benson Room 4177 Albert St, Regina, Saskatchewan

This 1.5 hour workshop with 2022 Griffin Poetry Prize winner Tolu Oloruntoba will repurpose the visual art form of still life, making it a vehicle for poetic observation. This workshop is a part of the Saskatchewan Writers' Guild Annual Conference. The SWG Annual Conference and AGM will be held October …

$35 – $40
Recurring

Writing Circle with Bänoo Zan

University of Alberta Department of English and Film Studies 4-59 Humanities Centre, 11121 Saskatchewan Drive NW, Edmonton, Alberta

The Writing Circle is a drop-in session for writers of all genres and languages to work on their writing at any stage of development, whether writing a first draft, revision or editing, or even submitting to publications. It is open to writers from the University of Alberta, as well as …

Free

128 Lit: Deadline to Submit

Online

128 Lit is a print and online literary magazine based in New York City that has an international focus. It's a re-orienting place that unlearns, confronts, and disrupts euro-centric narratives and aesthetics. 128 Lit is committed to publishing poetry, fiction, prose, essays, translations, hybrid works, and art that startle and …

Free

The Foster Poetry Prize: Deadline to Submit

Online

Formerly known as the Young Buck Poetry Prize, the Foster Poetry Prize is a writing contest for emerging poets of any age. The prize is awarded to the author of the single best submitted poem, along with $1000 and publication in CV2. Three honourable mentions are also awarded, each with …

$26