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Grant Writing 101: Changes to Canada Council Grants
There are changes at the Canada Council! They were posted without any fanfare or public announcement, but the Canada Council for the Arts has made some significant changes to their granting programs. DeadlinesThere ...
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Brian Dedora Navigates the Truths and Half-Truths of a Traveller in The Apple in the Orchard
The wanderings of a lone traveller through the wilderness, rural and urban, can be harrowing and fraught. But what if the most dangerous journey that traveller must take is a journey into memory?Experimental ...
February 28, 2024
Emily Austin Uses Her Trademark Sass to Rewrite Bible Verses for the LGBTQIA+ Community
For an author with a background in Religious Studies, Emily Austin is well placed to call up passages from The Bible and examine them closely. This also gives her the ability to look at the text from ...
February 27, 2024
Johanna Skibsrud shares the lives and perspectives of women who biologically, physically, or spiritually shaped the course of history, in Medium
How do we truly transmit experience, while remaining open to transmissions from others; physically, biologically, intellectually, spirituallly, or culturally? This is one of the central questions in the ...
February 22, 2024
Lily Wang Brings the Reader Into the Dream in Silver Repetition
The fact the author Lily Wang studied repetition theory in university will not be lost of readers of their new novel, a unique and mesmerizing work where memory and dream, loss and return, and the trappings ...
February 21, 2024
On Writing the Same Book Over and Over
In a 2015 webchat on The Guardian’s site, Kazuo Ishiguro was asked about his varied subject matter. He replied:“My subject matter doesn't vary so much from book to book. Just the surface does. The ...
February 21, 2024
Playwright Jeff D'Hondt On Facing the Truth About a Life Quietly Falling Apart, and Learning How to Heal
After being revived from a coma, Megan lives with traumatic injuries that spur her on to violence. Her physician seeks outside help, finding an Indigenous clinician to treat Megan and to seek innovative ...
February 20, 2024
Make-believe and Melodrama Create Comedy in the New Picture Book, The Only Lonely Fairy
Make-believe and melodrama collide to create a heartfelt comedy in The Only Lonely Fairy (Pajama Press), the new picture book by Lana Button, illustrated by Peggy Collins. A story about emotional ...
February 16, 2024
Robert Colman Explores the Loss of Memory and Self in a Profound, Personal Poetry Collection
How do we redefine the self when memory begins to deteriorate? This is the central question at the heart of Robert Colman's new poetry collection, Ghost Work (Palimpsest Press).In this profound and ...
February 13, 2024
"How Much is the Mall to Blame?" Kate Black Makes Sense of Shopping Malls in her New Nonfiction Book
Kate Black grew up in West Edmonton Mall, one of the largest shopping centres in North America, and an object of particular local bemusement, curiosity, disdain, and joy in the city of Edmonton. As someone ...