LEAGUE OF CANADIAN POETS ANNOUNCES ITS NATIONAL COUNCIL 2009 – 2010

Toronto – The League of Canadian Poets (LCP) at its Annual General Meeting and conference in Vancouver, June 12-14, elected the following individuals to its National Council for 2009-10. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE President:                                            Dennis Reid, Victoria, BC Vice President:                                    Joe Blades, Fredericton, NB Treasurer:                                           Ray Mitchell, Toronto, ON Past President (Appointed):                Maurice Mierau, Winnipeg, MB REGIONAL…

Cat Sitter Wanted

Would those persons who replied to an appeal for a cat sitter for the month of April in an ideal setting conducive to reading, writing, drawing, etc and were too late, please come forward. I have the same need of someone and offer the same kind of ambiance. Moggie is ten months old and adorable….

WOULD YOU LIKE A QUIET MONTH TO WRITE and/or PAINT?

2 bedroom 11/2 baths overlooking the Northumberland Strait. April 28th to May 28th 2009. Wood stove and propane back-up for heat and hot water. Quiet road 25 mins to Charlottetown, 35 mins to Summerside. You can paint,( lots of good light), write,(lots of quiet space), play music without disturbing a soul. Fields to snow shoe…

Cahoots Magazine Launches World Issue

Cahoots Magazine’s World issue has officially been launched featuring fabulous new work from the Cahoots Community! The World issue welcomes two new columnists to Cahoots. Giulia Mauro takes a unique glance at the world in Sideways Look and Lorette C. Luzajic will be profiling some interesting females in Fascinating Canadian Women. Also new in the…

Call for Applications: Literary Journalism

Literary Journalism 2009 Marni Jackson, Rogers Communications Chair Off-site manuscript development: April 20 to June 19, 2009 On-site residency: July 6 to August 1, 2009 Application Deadline: March 15, 2009 Faculty Editors: Moira Farr, Don Gillmor This program offers eight established non-fiction writers an opportunity to develop a major essay, memoir, or feature article. Writers…

Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation: 2009 Call for Applications

The Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation is delighted to announce the 2009 call for applications for the Gordon Global Fellowship programme. The fellowships are targeted towards emerging Canadian leaders who demonstrate potential to enhance Canada’s role on the world stage. The fellowships will provide successful candidates with a cash award of $20,000 as well as…

Rattling Books: Publishing Opportunity

Rattling Books invites submissions of previously unpublished short fiction for EarLit Shorts, our new audio short fiction series launched in Fall 2008. Tors Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador – March 3, 2009- Rattling Books is seeking previously unpublished short fiction for EarLit Shorts, a series of audio anthologies. Stories will be available on-line, singly or collectively,…

Put Poetry on Your Wall

11 x 17 broadsheets of original poems by  Brian Bartlett, David Hickey, Hugh MacDonald and Richard Lemm will be available for sale @$5 each at the readings at Confederation Art Gallery on March 5th and March 24th.  The total price goes to support the League of Canadian Poets.  Original poems contributed for this cause combine with…