IVAs Shortlist Announced!

Earlier this Month, the Indigenous Voices Awards were announced. The IVAs were "established in 2017 to support and nurture the work of Indigenous writers in lands claimed by Canada. ... The Indigenous Voices Awards aim to support Indigenous literary production in its diversity and complexity." You can see the full list of the Short Listed... Continue Reading →

Micro-Climate Stories:

"Told in 150 words or less, these Micro-Climate stories voice our relationship to the Earth, the climate emergency, and the ways in which we grapple with a changing world on a human or local scale. Imagined by noted writers and scientists, all members of the University of Guelph community, these micro-climates offer charged glimpses into... Continue Reading →

Guernica Editions: Poets’ 5 à 7 (Episode 4)

Guernica Editions: Nature, Healing, and Community; For the 4th episode of Poets' 5 a 7, Guernica Editions brought Jennifer Hosein, and Tyler Pennock, for a conversation about poetry, imagery, process, and connection. Jennifer read from her recent release, A Map of Rain Days (2020), while Tyler read from Bones. They also engage in an illuminating... Continue Reading →

UofG OpenEd: Tyler Pennock Joins OpenEd as Creative Writing Instructor

"University of Guelph OpenEd is pleased to announce that creative writer and author Tyler Pennock will be joining the list of experienced instructors this winter. [Tyler] Pennock will be teaching Writing Poetry, an elective course in the Creative Writing Certificate program." (Links provided by OpenEd) Starting in February, Tyler Pennock will start teaching poetry writing for Continuing Ed... Continue Reading →

Weesageechak Begins to Dance 33!

Begins today - running from November 25th to December 6, 2020! Once again, the annual (and awesome) festival for development of Indigenous theatre and performance begins - - TODAY! Native Earth Performing Arts: "Native Earth is thrilled to announce our 33rd annual Weesageechak Begins to Dance – the online edition! This year’s festival has adapted to our current reality and... Continue Reading →

POETS CORNER: One Minute Poem

Poets Corner: "Every week we bring you a One Minute Poem by a poet with a recently published collection. Each poem clocks in at under one minute, and we post it on our freshly minted YouTube channel. We also carry it on our social media platforms: Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Click on the thumbnail poster below for a link... Continue Reading →

TIFA: Journeys of Self-Discovery

Billy-Ray Belcourt & Tyler Pennock Toronto International Festival of Authors Presents: "Prepare to feel moved by two of Canada’s most highly anticipated debut authors. Driftpile Cree Nation poet and youngest winner of the Griffin Prize, Billy-Ray Belcourt, presents A History of my Brief Body, accounting his personal history and reconciliation with the world he was born... Continue Reading →

TIFA: Brick Books 45th Anniversary Celebration

Toronto International Festival of Authors Event: "Celebrate the 45th Anniversary of Brick Books, the only press in Canada that specializes in publishing poetry books. Based in London, Ontario, the press was started by Stan Dragland and Don McKay in 1975 with the publishing of chapbooks, and has grown to publish full-length volumes of authors’ works, while... Continue Reading →

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