Sunday, June 16, 2019

Publishing house WeMakeBooks.ca is Willowdale’s best kept secret

The detached home at 238 Willowdale Avenue in the heart of North York is one of Willowdale’s best-kept secrets. The two-inch-by-one inch square brass...

WELL ESTABLISHED BUT NOT WELL-OFF: CANADA’S AUTHORS STRUGGLE TO MAKE ENDS MEET, SAYS STUDY

Writers' Union of Canada survey says its members' incomes down by 27% from just 3 years ago

WHAT THEY DON’T TELL YOU ABOUT BEING A BLOGGER

Being a blogger has its both ups and downs but not once have I looked back and regretted my decision to leave my 9-5 to pursue my passion for writing.

↗ LISTEN UP! TO MARK HOWARD’S TALE ON 30 YEARS OF PRODUCING GREAT RECORDS

What do The Tragically Hip’s Day for Night, Bob Dylan’s Oh Mercy, The Neville Brother’s Yellow Moon and REM’s Automatic for the People have in common? Mark Howard.

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP GRANTS FULL PARDON TO FORMER CANADIAN MEDIA BARON CONRAD BLACK

Black's media empire once included the Chicago Sun-Times and The Daily Telegraph of London. He was convicted of fraud in 2007 and spent three and a half years in prison.

New book about Humboldt Broncos crash was released against families’ wishes

Barry Heath, a former Saskatchewan coroner and veterinarian, wrote Humble Beginnings of the Humboldt Broncos and the 2017-2018 Team based on media interviews with the families ... 29 families did not endorse the book.

CORUS ENTERTAINMENT AND THE BANFF WORLD MEDIA FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE THE 2019 RECIPIENTS OF THE...

The 2019 recipients are invited to BANFF on a full-access pass to benefit from the extensive networking during the Festival, as well as participate in a two-week internship opportunity in the writer's room of a current Canadian series.

New literary prize for Indigenous writers to offer $25K in awards

A literary prize born out of a media scandal will bestow $25,000 in various awards to burgeoning Indigenous writers.

How a Toronto writing group opened the doors for queer and trans Caribbean writers

I recently watched the first two episodes of the new FX series called Atlanta, produced by actor, writer and musician Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino). I was...

Want to be a better writer? Mark Sakamoto says get off your phone and...

Mark Sakamoto's memoir Forgiveness tells the story of his maternal grandfather, who was a prisoner of war in Japan during the Second World War, and his paternal grandmother, a Japanese-Canadian who was interned by the government at the same time.

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