Grain magazine writing competition

$4,500 in prizes to be won! Now open to email submissions and online payment. Poetry Judge: George Elliott Clarke Fiction Judge: Sandra Birdsell Grain and the Short Grain Writing Contest have featured the work of such literary luminaries as Lorna Crozier, Xi Chua, Tim Lilburn, Guy Maddin, Patrick Lane, Miriam Toews, Zsuzsi Gartner, and Eleanor Wachtel. You could join them in the pages of Grain.

Prairie Fire and McNally Robinson Booksellers announce 2015 annual writing contests!

Prairie Fire Press and McNally Robinson Booksellers present THE 2015 ANNUAL WRITING CONTESTS WITH $6,000 IN PRIZES! Prairie Fire is now accepting entries for the Banff Centre Bliss Carman Poetry Award, Short Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction Contests. Although our deadline is November 30 (postmarked), you may submit anytime. By entering the Banff Centre Bliss Carman … Continue reading Prairie Fire and McNally Robinson Booksellers announce 2015 annual writing contests!

Canada Reads, CBC book competition now on

The books: This book is being supported by Martha Wainwright This book is being supported by Kristin Kreuk This book is being supported by Cameron Bailey This book is being supported by Craig Keilburger This book is being supported by Elaine 'Lainey' Lui. These are the books being debated this year on Canada Reads, at … Continue reading Canada Reads, CBC book competition now on

The Wolf Debate

The online newspaper the Tyee, unencumbered by ownership/conflict issues from Black Press, presents facts about the government of BC (and in fact most provincial governments when it comes to this) and how it plans to 'manage' wild animal populations such as that of wolves.  Link to those stories and more here.  Read some of these … Continue reading The Wolf Debate

Welcome Back! to winter and the winter semester

This is probably what everyone would like to be doing on the weekends, but on the weekdays we get to do this: And while you are at school, come to the Library and set up your 100 free print credits, get an ID card, or read some Reserve items for a class(if your instructor has … Continue reading Welcome Back! to winter and the winter semester