Recent Releases

Arc Angels: Join the Celestial Choir of Canadian Poetry Lovers! 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 reader find a poem from the 60s/70s
News from the City of Ottawa's Arts and Heritage Development Unit
VERSeFest Admissions Coordinator wanted; Application deadline is January 7, 2019
Agora Student Bookstore offers space for rent for literary, spoken word, storytelling, nonfiction events
Pearl Pirie's list of English Canadian poets in Ottawa

Literary Contests

Arc Poetry Magazine 2019 Poem of the Year Contest - Deadline: February 1, 2019
CAA National Capital Writing Contest opens November 1, 2018; deadline: February 8, 2019
Summer Literary Seminars 2019 Contest - deadline February 28, 2019

Call for Submissions

Coven Editions Call for Broadsides and Magical Micropoems
Grey Borders Magazine
League of Canadian Poets Call for Submissions - Poem-a-day
carte blanche call for submissions: deadline: December 31, 2018
fillingStation ISSUE 71 - SCIENCE AND TECH IN EXPERIMENTAL LITERATURE - deadline: Dec 31, 2018
Ontario Arts Council Recommender Grants for Writers 2018/2019
VERSeFest 2019 Seeks Volunteers
Gordon Hill Press seeks book-length poetry manuscripts
h&: actively seeking submissions Call for Poetry by Current and Former Ottawa Students, Residents and Workers wants reviews of recent Canadian poetry books and chapbooks


Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity: Literary Arts Programs 2018
Ottawa Romance Writers: January 6, 2019 $25 WIP into Shape free brainstorming workshop
Ottawa Romance Writers: February 3, 2019 $25 But What is the Right Decision??? Combating Imposter Syndrome and Burnout
Ottawa Romance Writers: March 3, 2019 $50 Full Day Writing Workshop with Shirley Jump
Editors Canada Professional Development Seminars 2018/2019
Ottawa Romance Writers: April 7, 2019 $25 Standing Out in a Crowd: Finding Your Unique Voice
Ottawa Romance Writers: May 7, 2019 $25 Maximise Your Global Sales: Everything You Need to Know about Kobo