News


Recent Releases

Canzine Ottawa - Oct 13, 2018 - Registration opens on August 15, 2018
Vendors wanted for autumn 2018 edition of the Ottawa Small Press Book Fair-November 24, 2018
Arc Angels: Join the Celestial Choir of Canadian Poetry Lovers!
Bywords.ca congratulates Seymour Mayne, winner of the Yiddish category in the 2018 Canadian Jewish Literary Awards for In Your Words: Translations from the Yiddish and the Hebrew (Ronald P. Frye & Co).
The Tree Reading Series GoFundMe campaign
the Parliamentary Poet Laureate - Canada's National Poetry Registry
Help a Bywords.ca reader find a poem from the 60s/70s
News from the City of Ottawa's Arts and Heritage Development Unit
Pearl Pirie's list of English Canadian poets in Ottawa


Literary Contests

The Seventh Annual Thomas Morton Memorial Prize in Literary Excellence -deadline: September 30, 2018
CV2 Young Buck Poetry Prize $26 entry fee; deadline: November 1, 2018; Judge: Mallory Tater
Prairie Fire Banff Centre Bliss Carman Poetry Award, Short Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction Contests - deadline: November 30, 2018


Call for Submissions

Arc Poetry Magazine - Call for Submissions for Winter 2019 Issue - deadline: September 30, 2018
Grey Borders Magazine Call for Submissions
Byward Market Authors' Market - Vendors Wanted
Canthius 06 - call for submissions - transformative kinships: deadline - October 1, 2018
July 27 deadline for the Glebe Report's Poetry Quarter, theme: Water
Ontario Arts Council Deaf and Disability Art Projects - deadline: October 11, 2018
The Malahat Review Open Season Awards - Deadline: November 1, 2018
Vallum Magazine: Call for Submissions: 16:1 Connections - deadline: November 15, 2018
Coven Editions Call for Broadsides and Magical Micropoems
League of Canadian Poets Call for Submissions - Poem-a-day
Ontario Arts Council Recommender Grants for Writers 2018/2019
h&: actively seeking submissions
Bywords.ca Call for Poetry by Current and Former Ottawa Students, Residents and Workers
Bywords.ca wants reviews of recent Canadian poetry books and chapbooks


Workshops

Susan Hickman's 4-week intensive writing course $129
The A-Frame Residency Call for Applications - Deadline: October 12, 2018
Welcome to StoryTelling: 10 Things You Need to Know Mary Wiggin and Kathie Kompass - Oct 13 and 20, 2018 $115
Ottawa Romance Writers Association - Five Secrets to Painless Revisions With Sharon Page, Oct 14, 2018 $20
Finish Your Novel with Kate Heartfield 8/1/18 - 8/29/18 - Online, $80
Art of the Heart - Hidden in Plain Sight, St. Luke's Ottawa, Oct. 20, 2018 $40
THE ORIGIN ARTS presents: TANYA EVANSON MASTERCLASS - August, 23, 2018: $10
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity: Literary Arts Programs 2018
Editors Canada Professional Development Seminars 2018/2019