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Amber Dawn Wins Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBT Authors

~ PRESS RELEASE ~ Writers’ Trust Rewards Amber Dawn with Prize for LGBT Authors Vancouver Writer Wins Sixth Annual Dayne Ogilvie Prize Toronto, ON – June 26, 2012 – The Writers’ Trust of Canada announced this evening that Amber Dawn has won the $4,000 Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBT Emerging Writers. Funded by an endowment established by artist Robin [...]

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This Day We Write! Tweet Chat Hosted by Books on the Radio & Surrey International Writers’ Conference

Books on the Radio and Surrey International Writers’ Conference are partnering to create THIS DAY WE WRITE! - a bi-weekly tweet-chat beginning in August 2012. In the spirit of Bob Dugoni’s speech from SIWC 2011 where he invoked Aragorn’s famous ‘This day we fight!’ speech from Tolkien’s The Return of the King, this series of tweetchats will [...]

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Announcing the First Ever Giller Light Bash Vancouver at the W2 Media Cafe

From the press release:   Scotiabank Giller Light Bash in Vancouver   New this year, Vancouver will host a Giller Light Bash at W2 Media Café, deep in the heart of downtown eastside Vancouver. Join members of British Columbia’s publishing, writing communities and readers to celebrate west coast writing on a national stage. Guests will [...]

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Black, Bolen, Borkowski Reading at Type Books, Queen West, Toronto

Books on the Radio, Open Book: Toronto, and Type Books join forces to present a night of short fiction by writers from Toronto and Vancouver.

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Bookcamp Vancouver: Spring 2012 at the W2 Media Cafe #BCVan12

Bookcamp Vancouver: Spring 2012 at the W2 Media Cafe #BCVan12

hands-on letterpress sessions, graphic design, social media workshops, aboriginal writing and publishing, build your own ebook, P2P marketing and distribution strategies, agents, community building through events, exploring marginalized writing communities, bookselling, grant writing, collaborative book creation, art and photography books, children’s books, cross-media mash-ups, your great ideas and more.

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Charlottetown’s Jeff Bursey Added to Real Vancouver Writers’ Take 6 at W2 Woodwards, Monday May 30th.

Charlottetown’s Jeff Bursey Added to Real Vancouver Writers’ Take 6 at W2 Woodwards, Monday May 30th.

The Real Vancouver Reading Series is happy to add Jeff Bursey – all the way from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island – to the roster of the upcoming RVWS Take 6 event on Monday May 30th at W2 Woodwards.   Jeff will be reading from his book Verbatim A Novel, published in September 2010 by Ensfield [...]

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