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Mother Tongue Publishing is pleased to announce the 4th Great BC Novel Contest for the best unpublished manuscript of fiction. The judges for the 4th contest are well-known BC novelists Audrey Thomas and John Lent. Read More
Quill & Quire reports:
The Whistler Independent Book Awards, which debuted at last year’s Whistler Writers Festival as the first awards recognizing self-published authors in Canada, have announced the addition of a new category for 2017. Read More
The deadline is Feb. 28th at 11:59 p.m. ET.
WHAT: Submit your original, unpublished works of nonfiction between 1200 and 1800 words.
WHEN: Competition runs from Jan. 1 to Feb. 28, 2017.
WHO: All Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada can submit. Read More
New for 2017! Following up on the success of the first Whistler Independent Book Awards, we’re launching a special manuscript competition for Canadian writers. The competition to find the best original, unpublished manuscript is now open. Read More
Is your New Year’s resolution to be published by Anansi in 2017? This year we are celebrating 50 years of publishing very good books and looking for a brand new voice to celebrate with us.
Send in your previously unpublished short story on the theme of Golden Anniversary. Read More
“I always wondered why somebody didn’t do something about that, then I realized I’m that somebody.” Lily Tomlin
There are many of you somebodies out there who have helped us this year with our Go Fund Me campaign. Thanks again for all you’ve done on behalf of the Whistler Writers Festival. Read More
“Never settle for a ripple, when you can make a wave.” Janet Louise Stephenson
The Christmas break is over. It was a hectic time with travel and socializing and far too much food and sweets. Read More
“There is no longer any such thing as fiction or non-fiction: there’s only narrative.” E.L. Doctorow
Mr. Doctorow could be right. I’m not sure, but as promised I will outline my recommendations for the non-fiction reads I’ve enjoyed in the latter part of 2016. Read More
“First, find out what your hero wants, then just follow him.” Ray Bradbury
Easier said than done, Mr. Bradbury, but some authors did just that, very successfully, this year. Here is my list of the novels I enjoyed in the last half of 2016. Read More
Genre: Creative Non-Fiction.
Prize: $1,500 in prizes plus publication in EVENT. EVENT reserves the right to award the prize money as it sees fit (e.g., two prizes valued at $750, three at $500, or one at $1000 and one at $500, etc.) in accordance with the judge’s decision. Read More