June 03, 2022
Patrick James Errington and Teya Hollier Join the Ranks of RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers Winners
Last night, at an event hosted at Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music, 18 emerging writers were honoured as the Writers' Trust of Canada welcomed all the nominees for the 2020, 2021, and 2022 editions ...
May 04, 2022
Writers' Trust Announces Fiction & Poetry Shortlists for 2022 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award
This morning the Writers’ Trust of Canada announced six finalists for the prestigious RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers, with three nominated for the poetry award and three for the short ...
March 16, 2022
The Writers' Trust Announces Mentorships for Three Promising, Emerging Writers
Today is a day that may come up in future interviews and acceptances speeches for Megan Elizabeth Morrison, Raksha Vasudevan, and Shō Yamagushiku, the three emerging writers who have been awarded this ...
August 12, 2021
ECW Creates New Speculative Novel Contest, with a Book Contract for the Winner
Speculative fiction writers, take note: ECW Press is doing something unique and interesting in the form of a new contest, called the ECW Press Best New Speculative Novel Contest, and the prize is a biggie: ...
May 26, 2021
Shortlist Announced for the 2021 Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ2S+ Emerging Writers
The Writers' Trust's Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ2S+ Emerging Writers, one of the few prizes in the CanLit landscape to focus on queer writers, boasts an incredible track record, with a past winners ...
May 19, 2021
Writers' Trust Announces RBC Bronwen Wallace Award Nominees Following Inclusive Change to Award Guidelines
The Writers' Trust administers some of the biggest awards in the literary landscape, from the Hilary Weston Prize for Nonfiction to the Journey Prize to the newly minted Atwood-Gibson Writers' Trust Fiction ...
April 29, 2021
Your life is yours: a future wish for emerging writers
Today’s the day, friends! This will conclude my residency with Open Book and the Careful Inventory skillshare. I’m very grateful to each of you who have read along and shared your thoughts with me. ...
April 26, 2021
Red Light, Green Light: how to actually listen to your body while writing
It’s the last week of Careful Inventory! I’m very grateful to Open Book for all the time they have afforded to me in this residency. Today is the penultimate post, building on last Friday’s piece, ...
April 23, 2021
Unstuck: what writers can learn from artists in other disciplines
What can writers learn from burlesque performers, chefs, choreographers, and designers? What advice do established artists in other disciplines have for emerging writers? Let's find out. I'm so excited ...
April 19, 2021
Play to your strengths: a short guide to arts admin for emerging artists
And we're back! As promised, these last two weeks of Careful Inventory are a bit lighter, more directly applicable in the pandemic—thanks for sticking with me so far! We’ve covered online safety, ...