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Money Talks
With Deryn Collier, Paula Daly, Gloria Ferris, Cecil Foster, Adrianne Harun, Harry Karlinsky, Kate Pullinger, Ray Robertson and Allan Stratton.
This month in Fiction Craft, we ask writers: What role does money play in your fiction?

Poets in Profile, with Nelson Ball

Nelson Ball is a poet, former publisher (Weed Flower Press) and bookseller at Nelson Ball, Bookseller in Paris, Ontario.

Crime Writers of Canada Announces the Arthur Ellis Longlist for Best Novel

The Crime Writers of Canada have announced the Longlist for Best Novel in the 2014 Arthur Ellis Awards for Excellence in Canadian Crime Writing.
The 2014 Best Novel Longlist is as follows:

Alice Munro Writers and Readers Festival’s 2014 Short Story Competition Accepting Submissions

The Alice Munro Writers and Readers Festival is now accepting submissions for their 2014 short stories competition.

Poets in Profile, with Orville Lloyd Douglas

Orville Lloyd Douglas is a poet, essayist and social justice activist.

A Profile of Nina Berkhout

By rob mclennan

Oulipost, The Found Poetry Review's Project for National Poetry Month

In celebration of National Poetry Month, The Found Poetry Review is running a project during the month of April called Oulipost

Aspiring Canadian Poets Contest Now Accepting Submissions

The Aspiring Canadian Poets Contest is now accepting submissions for their 2014 contest.

Submissions Open For Mississauga Youth Anthology

The second annual Mississauga Youth Anthology, to be published in June, invites youth across Mississauga to submit their work. The theme of this year's anthology will be Journeys.

Kingston WritersFest's Teens Write! Creative Writing Contest

From our friends at Kingston WritersFest:

Kingston WritersFest's annual writing contest TeensWrite! is back, and better than ever.

Brick Books Coast to Coast: An Interview with Arleen Paré

This spring, Brick Book poets Karen Enns, Joanna Lilley, Jane Munr

Profile: Danielle K.L. Grégoire

On Sunday, March 30, 2014, poet, performer and organizer Danielle K.L.

Call for Submissions: Dr. William Henry Drummond Poetry Contest

From our friends at the Spring Pulse Poetry Festival:

On Writing, with Daryl Sneath

All My Sins (Now Or Never Publishing), the debut novel by Daryl Sneath, is a story about guilt, false accusations, a revenge-plot and the desire to wipe the tablet clean and begin anew.

Brick Books Coast to Coast: An Interview with Jane Munro

This spring, Brick Book poets Karen Enns, Joanna Lilley, Jane Munro and Arleen Paré are embarking on a cross-Canada poetry tour, reading from t


Moving Stories
With Sebastien de Castell, Kirstin Chen, J.E. Forman, Amy Hatvany, Nancy Lee, Claire Letemendia, Jennifer McMahon, Peter Norman, Padma Viswanathan and M.D. Waters.

At the Desk: Anna Hope

Anna Hope's debut novel, Wake (McClelland & Stewart), follows three British women dealing with devastating loss in the aftermath of WWI.

Profile of Michael Dennis, poet and blogger

By rob mclennan

An Interview with Joanna Lilley

In August 2013, Joanna Lilley, a poet living in the Yukon, talked about the motivation and influences that inform her poetry with writer and editor Lily Gontard.

A Profile of N.W. Lea

Ottawa poet N.W. Lea (formerly known as Nicholas Lea) was born in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, and grew up, in part, on his grandparent’s farm in northern Stormont County, Ontario, mere miles away from the McLennan family homestead.

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