Artist and writer Vivek Shraya is partnering with Arsenal Pulp Press to offer a deep mentorship and publication to a writer of Indigenous background or a person of colour who is living in Canada.
Canadian literary arts
The economic reality facing Canadian writers is tough: writers earn about $12,000 a year, 81 per cent live below the poverty line and women writers earn on average 45 per cent less than male writers.
Montreal publisher Drawn & Quarterly is now widely regarded as the best publisher of literary comics in the world. Let's take a look back on how they got there and what has made them so, so great.
Sarah Gerard's 'Binary Star' casts a necessary, burning light. "A razor-sharp depiction of addiction and an unflinching look at our misogynist culture," says Yutaka Dirks; this book is a must-read.
Jesse Gilmour explores the father-son relationship in the most extreme of terms. What will a father do for a son, and what will a son ask of a father?
Apr 30, 2014 to May 1, 2014
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Congratulations to Alice Munro on winning the Nobel Prize in Literature. During all this hoopla, we would just like to say 'thank you.'
Giller Prize nominated author David Gilmour states in an interview with Hazlitt Magazine he "doesn't like women writers." What?!
Nathaniel G. Moore
'1996' by Sara Peters ushers in a new era of Canadian Poetry, riffing off digital and conversational elements to bring a modern and direct voice to self explanation.
The CWILA discusses the results of their 2012 Count and the trends in women's representation in Canadian literary arts and what the future holds for the CWILA.