News


Recent Releases

Two new collections from Seymour Mayne
Arc Angels: Join the Celestial Choir of Canadian Poetry Lovers!
the Parliamentary Poet Laureate - Canada's National Poetry Registry
Pearl Pirie's list of English Canadian poets in Ottawa


Literary Contests

NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2018 VERSEOTTAWA HALL OF HONOUR - deadline: December 16, 2017
brokenpencil Indie Writers' Deathmatch 2018 - deadline: December 31, 2017
City of Ottawa Book Awards 2018 - deadline for book submissions: January 8, 2018
League of Canadian Poets National Haiku Contest - deadline: January 15, 2018
Tree Press Chapbook Award - deadline: January 15, 2018
The Poets’ Pathway Poetry Competition - deadline February 10, 2017
Arc Poetry Magazine Poem of the Year Contest - deadline: February 28, 2017
Summer Literary Seminars Contests - deadline February 28, 2018
2018 Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry; deadline: December 15, 2017


Call for Submissions

Against Death Anthology call for creative nonfiction; deadline: December 15, 2017
Prairie Fire and CV2: Call for Canadian Indigenous Writers - deadline December 15, 2017
The Paris Writer’s Residency - 20 March – 19 April 2018 - deadline December 30, 2017
Red Rising Magazine Call for Submissions from Indigenous writers and artists
The Claremont Review seeks works by writers between 13 and 19
The Puritan: Literary Suburbia call for submissions; deadline: December 31, 2017
In/Words Call for Submissions, Issue 17.2: Food - January 3, 2018
Matrix Magazine Call for Submissions: Small Towns Issue Edited by Julie Mannell: deadline January 15, 2018
Canthius feminism and literary arts: Call for Submissions for Issue 5 - deadline: February 1, 2018
Bywords.ca wants your Canadian poetry reviews.
h&: actively seeking submissions


Workshops

Intensive On Line Publication Seminar with Robin Richardson $245
Ottawa Romance Writers Association: Weaving the Two-Stranded Storyline - November 5, 2017