Recent Releases

Canadian Writers' Summit, Toronto, June 14-17, 2018
Vendors wanted for the Ottawa Small Press Book Fair, Spring 2018
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

Arc Poetry Magazine Poem of the Year Contest - deadline: February 28, 2017
Summer Literary Seminars Contests - deadline February 28, 2018
2018 Ottawa Independent Writers' FRANK HEGYI AWARD FOR EMERGING AUTHORS - deadline March 15, 2018
the Claremont Review Annual Writing Contest for Writers Aged 13-19; deadline: March 15, 2018
the Vallum Chapbook Award 2018: deadline - April 30, 2018
2018 Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry; deadline: December 15, 2017

Call for Submissions

Metatron Press | Call for Manuscripts (Canada Only) Ends on February 18, 2018
Slowcooker: new play reading series: call for submissions; deadline: February 23, 2018
In/Words Magazine Special Issue: Dis(s)ent - deadline: March 14, 2018 wants your Canadian poetry reviews.
Grey Borders Magazine Call for Submissions
Coven Editions Call for Broadsides and Magical Micropoems
h&: actively seeking submissions


The Writers' Trust of Canada Burton House Writers' Retreat: deadline - February 21, 2018
Ottawa Storytellers Workshop: The Dynamic Range of Storytelling, Arts Court Library, March 24; $50
CAA-NCR Workshop: Dialogue: The Mechanics of with Tim Wynne-Jones, April 21, 2018; $65
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity: Literary Arts Programs 2018