WORD ON THE STREET

September 16-26, 2021 Word On The Street is back again this year, with a very cool lineup of authors: "The Word On The Street Toronto is an annual celebration of storytelling, ideas and imagination, hosting Canada’s largest FREE book and magazine festival each September, and promoting great books by Canadian and Indigenous authors year-round." Click... Continue Reading →

Knowledge Speaks, Flip the Script!

Summer Symposium Series, Curated and Hosted by Safeword.arts Saturday, September 11th, 3pm EDT / 12 PDT "safeword welcomes artistic leaders from across the country to speak in the three-part Flip the Script! Summer Symposium Series. Each event will focus on different elements of storytelling that venture beyond assumptive, colonial paradigms and amplify practices that liberate... Continue Reading →

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 →

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