News


Recent Releases

Support Little Birds Poetry
Agora Student Bookstore offers space for rent for literary, spoken word, storytelling, nonfiction events
Pearl Pirie's list of English Canadian poets in Ottawa
A Guide to Creative Writing in Ottawa (as of May 16, 2020)
Bywords.ca seeks volunteers to join our selection committee
OTTAWA READING SERIES AND VENUE POSSIBILITIES FOR OUT OF TOWN WRITERS (updated June 15, 2020)
Bywords.ca statement of inclusivity


Literary Contests

Canthius' PRISCILA UPPAL MEMORIAL AWARD FOR POETRY - deadline: Dec 1, 2019
The Arc Award of Awesomeness $2 per entry in response to poem prompt


Call for Submissions

Coven Editions Call for Mini-Chapbook Manuscripts
Fiddles & Scribbles Call for Poems - deadline - 20th of each month
h&: actively seeking submissions
Bywords.ca Call for Poetry by Current and Former Ottawa Students, Residents and Workers
VS BOOKS MENTORSHIP OPPORTUNITY - BIPOC WRITER LIVING IN CANADA OVER 50


Workshops

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
Start A Story Workshop for Young storytellers aged 5 to 12 with Timm Holmes