Recent Releases

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

Summer Literary Seminars 2019 Contest - deadline February 28, 2019
The closing date for the Guernica Prize for Literary Fiction is 30 April, 2019 at midnight.
The New Quarterly Contests

Call for Submissions

VERSeFest 2019 Seeks Volunteers
canthius issue 7 - deadline April 1, 2019
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


Ottawa Romance Writers: March 3, 2019 $50 Full Day Writing Workshop with Shirley Jump
Editors Canada Professional Development Seminars 2018/2019
Pearl Pirie's Workshop on Short Poems $180
Ottawa Romance Writers: April 7, 2019 $25 Standing Out in a Crowd: Finding Your Unique Voice
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