Roaming Poets: E-reader Journal Seeks Submission
The formalist poetry review The Rotary Dial is accepting submissions for October and beyond. With an allowance of submitting 10 poems per year, they look for works that rhyme but does not contain too many verse . . .
Succulent Submissions: Horror Stories About Art School
Art breeds art. It’s only natural. So don’t be too surprised to hear that a new magazine, Art School Horror Stories is seeking submissions for their first volume . . .
Digesting the Web: Lesson Learned
Look through all your old diaries, journals, photo albums, text messages, and letters. The Hilt online magazine is looking for non-fiction poetry, short stories, and essays for their upcoming issue . . .
“WARNING! HEAT ALERT!” With the cool days seemingly coming to an end, everyone will have to find ways to cool down. Some believe that training the mind can help cool down the body, so let’s train our mind with plenty of writing exercises, contests, and presentations by authors and other professional writers . . .
Canada’s Got Talent: 2014 Ken Klonsky Novella Contest
Ready to put your writing alongside that of Canada’s greats? Quattro Books is accepting submissions from Canadian writers new and old, between 20,000 and 40,000 words. These “post-national literature” seekers are ONLY looking for literary fiction, no genre fiction (i.e . . .
Frames of Writing: Toronto Comic Arts Festival
It’s that time of the year again. TCAF will be starting Friday evening and running through the weekend with graphic novels and artistry in hand. For all readers that haven’t yet experienced the thrill of meeting your favourite artist or writer should attend . . .
Casual Conferences: A Guide to Self-Publishing (Rush Order)
No stress, no formality, just gain further knowledge in the ever-changing world of self-publishing. Like past events that dealt with self-publishing, bring a notepad and pencil (not to mention a flurry of questions) to be brought to the table . . .
Canada’s Got Soul: Aspiring Canadian Poets Contest
Don’t stop your pens! Well, stop your writing for just a moment to read that you have a chance to be on the elusive winding-road to becoming a published writer . . .
Author’s Spotlight:Keep Toronto Reading: José Latour
José Latour is one of Canada’s top crime and mystery writers, and will be coming to discuss his writing and his departure from Cuba to seek freedom and escape repression . . .
Poetic Gathering: Impossible Arts: Sound Poets Circle
Impossible Arts is a Toronto-based non-profit organization that supports the artistic and leadership abilities of everyone that they come into contact with. They are now holding a spoken word, hip-hop, and performance poetry workshop for youth ages 16-29 . . .
It’s All About Perspective: Good Stories About Bad Men
Author and freelance writer Nate Hendley will be discussing, in detail, the true stories of villains in Canadian history. From the Donnelly family—accounted for murder and robbery on numerous counts—to the Toronto Bank robber Edwin Alonzo Boyd, Hendley will teach you not only a history lesson, but will inadvertently show you the true characterization of antagonists in stories . . .