October 14, 2020
Natasha Ramoutar: On Full Circles and First Books
Less than a month ago, Natasha Ramoutar published Bittersweet, her first book of poems, with Mawenzi House. Less than a month ago, I celebrated the ten year publishing anniversary of my first book, Bleeding ...
February 27, 2020
BIPOC of Publishing in Canada Has Created a Mentorship Program
For people of colour, breaking into the world of publishing can be challenging. BIPOC of Publishing in Canada, a group dedicated to promoting inclusivity in the industry, has set out to alleviate some ...
February 03, 2020
Writers' Trust and RBC Announce Beneficiaries of New Mentorship Program
The Writers' Trust of Canada, in partnership with RBC, has announced the beneficiaries of their new mentorship program.The program, which pairs young, developing writers with more established authors, ...
January 06, 2020
The Need for More Non-Traditional Mentorship in Canadian Publishing
When I was in school, the act of reading books was just that, reading books. I wasn’t categorizing them. I wasn’t thinking about publishing, editors, marketability, or whether or not a book was considered ...
August 01, 2019
Ontario's Newest Literary Phenomenon: What is CITADEL? An Interview with Jaclyn Desforges & Robin Richardson
If you're a writer, publishing employee, or enthusiastic follower of CanLit, you've probably heard of CITADEL, the new project launched by award-winning writers Jaclyn Desforges and Robin Richardson. ...