Monday, October 22, 2018

WGC Commends Minister Joly’s Vision Statement

The Writers Guild of Canada commends Minister Joly for emphasizing the key role screenwriters play in the industry by announcing a new focus on early-stage pitch document and script development at the Canada Media Fund (CMF).

Am I a bad feminist? (written by MARGARET ATWOOD)

It seems that I am a "Bad Feminist." I can add that to the other things I've been accused of since 1972, such as climbing to fame up a pyramid of decapitated men's heads (a leftie journal), of being a dominatrix bent on the subjugation of men (a rightie one, complete with an illustration of me in leather boots and a whip) and of being an awful person who can annihilate – with her magic White Witch powers – anyone critical of her at Toronto dinner tables.

32 writers make the 2016 CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize longlist

The next winner of the 2016 CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize will be found among this list of 32 Canadian writers, which includes journalists Judith...

Christie Blatchford served with libel notice

The National Post columnist falsely defamed her and never contacted her to get her side of the story, says Tarrah McPherson

OSCAR-WINNING FILMMAKER GUILLERMO DEL TORO GOES TREASURE HUNTING IN VANCOUVER BOOKSTORE

MacLeod's Books got some Twitter love from the Shape of Water director

IN SONS OF CAIN, TORONTO AUTHOR PETER VRONSKY EXPLAINS OUR SERIAL KILLER FASCINATION (AND...

In 1979 a 23-year-old Vronsky literally bumped into Richard Francis Cottingham, the “Times Square Torso Ripper,” in the lobby of a hotel in New York City where they were both staying.

This hidden library might be Toronto’s most beautiful room

The Great Library is made up of three sections that are each 40 feet wide by 40 feet tall, flanked by ornamental columns and crowned by an ornate ceiling

Information Notice – Federal Court rules in favour of the Competition Bureau in e-books...

The Court rejected an application by Kobo, Canada's largest e-book retailer, to challenge agreements the Bureau reached with major e-book publishers.

Random House Canada announces an inspiring new book from one of Canada’s most successful...

The new Anthony Lacavera book "How We Can Win," co-authored with journalist Kate Fillion, shows that we need to change the way we think and talk about our own abilities—dream bigger, aim higher and go for gold, not bronze.

The Toronto Star’s 40th annual short story contest is open for submissions

Started in 1978, it has become the largest short-short story contest in the country.

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