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CCWOC Events & Opportunities:

Please watch this space for upcoming events and opportunities!

CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS:

Call for Canadian Indigenous Writers of Prose, Creative Non-Fiction, Poetry, and/or Experimental Work
Prairie Fire

Deadline for Submissions:  December 15, 2017
Call for Submissions:  Voice:  Appropriation and Representation in Canada
In the areas of fiction, creative non-fiction, essay or poetry, addressing the anthology’s theme in compelling ways from an Indigenous perspective
Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre

Deadline for Submissions:  February 28, 2018
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:  Plenitude, Canada’s queer literary magazine, publishes fiction, non-fiction, poetry, interviews and reviews by LGBTQ2+ writers
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS of scholarly articles on any aspect of nineteenth-century American literature
ESQ: A Journal of Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture – Washington State University
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS on a wide spectrum of art forms, including Film, Anime, Comics, Literature, Games, and Arts
The Artifice online magazine, collaboratively built and maintained by its writers
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS on Movies, TV, Anime, Arts, Comics, Games, Literature or other art forms
The Artifice online magazine
CALL FOR ARTICLES on a wide spectrum of art forms
The Artifice Online Magazine
Call for fiction manuscripts, short fiction, and book reviews
The Elephant Magazine
Call for short genre stories
The Sockdolager


Call for stories, essays, and poetry
The James Franco Review


Call for poetry and prose
Grub Street Literary & Arts Magazine


Call for fiction or nonfiction prose
Sobotka Literary Magazine
Call for fiction, nonfiction, and poetry
Apeiron Review Literary Magazine


Calls for fiction or nonfiction
Hopewell Publications
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS by MG/YA/NA Writers
Rebelight Publishing Inc.
We’re looking for fresh voices and amazing stories in any genre. Experienced Canadian authors and new writers welcome. 
CALL FOR LIBRARY STORIES!
Manitoba Writers’ Collective Board President Eve Dutton has been hired to research and write a history of the Winnipeg Public Library, which will be published in 2015.  If you have a fond memory or interesting fact about the Library that you’d like to share, she'd like to hear it. She might even include it in the book!
Email Eve at eveduttonwrites@gmail.com.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:
Decolonization:  Indigeneity, Education & Society Open Access Journal

Call for Short Stories (200 - 500 words) on “Defining Moments”
What’s your defining moment? What was that one experience that forever changed you, that set your true course in life and made you who you are? What did it take to follow your dream?
CBC Writes

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS BY UNPUBLISHED AUTHORS
Open any author who has not published a novel-length work of fiction or narrative nonfiction
The Masters Review – A Creative Writing Review

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS of Fiction, Poetry, or Creative Nonfiction
Cheat River Review

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS from Poets, Writers, Photographers, and Digital Artists
Mojave River Review

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS of Prose, Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Visual Media
Works that stretch the mind, defy convention, and offer a new perspective on life
Empty Sink Publishing

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS of Nonfiction Shorts, Flash Fiction, Poetry, and Hybrids
Up to 500 words
Rawboned

CALL FOR PERSONAL STORIES
CBC's Definitely Not the Opera (DNTO)

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:  Betwixt
A
 Magazine of Fantasy, Science Fiction & Everything in Between

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:  Interfictions Online 

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:  gravel, a literary journal

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:  Wolf Willow Journal

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:  small print magazine

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:  Anterior Review

Call for Submissions of short stories, creative non-fiction, and poetry
By Aboriginal writers living in Canada
Voicings Literary Magazine  

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:  Human Rights and Social Justice Book Series
Co-edited bt Karen Busby and Rhonda Hinther, this series will publish work that explores the quest for social justice and the basic rights and freedoms

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:  Kalyani Magazine
Kalyani Magazine is a community focused around a semi-annual literary publication featuring diverse writing styles from women of color.  We specifically welcome submissions from previously unpublished authors.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS on contemporary politics, culture, and social issues
Arbeiter Ring Publishing 

Call for Submissions of literary fiction, nonfiction, poetry, graphic narrative, and short film by both emerging and established LGBTTQI writers
Plentitude Magazine

Call for Submissions - TRANSITION
TRANSITION is published twice a year by the Canadian Mental Health Association (Saskatchewan Division) Inc.

Call for Submissions - Duotrope
Offering a search feature to help writers find the perfect match for their pieces, from current fiction, poetry, and non-fiction markets

Call for Submissions:  Arc Poetry Magazine  

Call for Book Reviews:  The Winnipeg Review

Call for Poetry Submissions - Coastal Spectator

CALL FOR BLOGGERS:  Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS from Writers Ages 13 and Younger
Stone Soup Magazine

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS of Comments, Articles and Poems
The Nation
Magazine

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:  GRIT Magazine
Is currently accepting submissions about rural life, gardening and Urban Farming

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:  Grain Magazine

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - Herizons Magazine

CALL FOR SUBMISSION IN VARIOUS GENRES
Literary Review of Canada

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: One Story Magazine

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS by Canadian Writer's Journal
A digest-size magazine for writers emphasizing short "how-to" articles

Artist & Writer Submission Guidelines for Card Companies

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Female First Celebrity Gossip & Lifestyle Magazine

Call for Submissions:  The Prairie Journal Canadian Literature Magazine

Ginosko Literary Journal
Call for short fiction & poetry, creative nonfiction, interviews, social justice concerns, spiritual insights

The Stinging Fly – Call For Submissions

Pink, a new women’s magazine – Call for Submissions
Contact stephen@getcompass.ca or call 306.529.5169

Maisonneuve - CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

BookLand Press - Call for Submissions
(book-length manuscripts only)

Harlequin - Call for Love Stories

Survivor's Review seeks submissions of stories, essays or poems
that explore aspects of the cancer journey

Chicken Soup for the Soul Seeks Stories
Various Deadlines

Call for Submissions for Children's Books Series
James Lorimer & Company

Call for Submissions:  Canadian Journal of Human Rights

Coteau Press Call for Manuscript Submissions
For Adult and Children's Books
Non-Fiction: All Year Round

UPCOMING CONTESTS, AWARDS & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:

The Gregory O'donoghue International Poetry Competition
Deadline for Entries:  November 30, 2017
The Berdie and Irvin Cohen Award in Peace and Conflict Studies
Deadline for Applications:  January 31, 2018
Indigenous Voices Awards 2017-18 Competition
For established and emerging Indigenous writers of novels, creative non-fiction, short stories, poetry, orality, graphic novels, comics, slam, drama, music lyrics, screenwriting, and other forms of literature

Deadline for Submissions:  January 31, 2018
University of Manitoba Distinguished Dissertation Award for PhD students
Deadline: CHECK WITH YOUR FACULTY

The Monica Hughes Award
For Children’s Science Fiction and Fantasy

 CALLS FOR PAPERS:

CALL FOR PAPERS on "Literary Exchanges"
McGill English Graduate Conference 2018
Conference Dates:  February 16 - 17, 2018

Deadline for Submissions:  December 5, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS on:  “(Re)Claiming Space
Intersections | Cross-sections Annual Graduate Conference And Art Exhibition
The Joint Graduate Program in Communication and Culture at York and Ryerson Universities
Conference Dates:  March 9 – 10, 2018

Deadline for Submissions:  December 8, 2017
CALL FOR PAPERS:  “Reformatting the World:”  An Interdisciplinary Conference on Technology and the Humanities
York University
Conference Dates:  February 23 – 24, 2018

Deadline for Submissions:  December 8, 2017
CALL FOR PAPERS:   “Alternate Histories”: An Interdisciplinary Symposium
University of Manitoba Institute for the Humanities
Conference Date:  March 7, 2018

Deadline for Submissions:  December 15, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS:  “Tracing Erasure”:  The 41st Annual Graduate Symposium
Department of Art History, Visual Art, and Theory at the University of British Columbia
Conference Date:  March 9, 2018

Deadline for Submissions:  December 21, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS:  “Rising Up”
University of Manitoba Native Studies Graduate Students Association (NSGSA) third annual graduate students conference
Conference Dates:  March 9 – 10, 2018

Deadline for Submissions:  December 29, 2017
CALL FOR PAPERS:  "Exploring Resistance through Medieval and Early Modern Culture”
With Keynote lectures by: Carla Della Gatta (USC) and Kathryn Schwarz (Vanderbilt)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Conference Dates: March 16 - 17, 2018

Deadline for Submissions: December 31, 2017
CALL FOR PAPERS:  “Matter(s) of Fact”:  20th Annual Graduate Student Conference
Presented by the Graduate Programs in Comparative Literature, Hispanic Studies and Theory & Criticism
Western University - London, Ontario
Conference Dates: March 15 - 17, 2018

Abstract submission deadline: January 3, 2018
CALL FOR PAPERS:  “Considering the Contemporary”
Concordia University GPSA Conference 2017
Conference Dates: April 6 - 7, 2018

Deadline for Submissions: January 15, 2018   

CALL FOR PAPERS:  “Reimagine, Renew, Remake, Revivify” Graduate Student Conference
English and Film Studies Department at the University of Alberta

Deadline for Submissions:  January 31, 2018
CALL FOR PAPERS, FICTION, ART, AND POETRY:  Thriving Mothers/Depriving Mothers: Mothering and Welfare
Deadline for full articles and essays:  March 1, 2018
CALL FOR PAPERS:  Postcolonial Queers: Representations, Remediations, Revolutions
Deadline for Submissions:  TBA

CALL FOR PAPERS:  Of Tattoos, Piercings, and Other Augmentations: The Modified Body in Literature and Culture
Deadline for Submissions:  TBA

JOBS, RESIDENCIES & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

Teaching and Tutoring of Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills (Reading Comprehension), as well as Biology, Organic Chemistry, General Chemistry, and Physics
The Princeton Review

Deadline for Applications:  January 31, 2018
CALL FOR STORYTELLERS:  The BEEP program at Constable Finney School in Winnipeg is looking for storytellers. Contact Vinny Bruni
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:  COORDINATOR
The Kids on the Block Puppet Troupe
Part of the Independent Living Resource Centre
CALL FOR PEER REVIEWERS:  The Scattered Pelican
The official journal of the Comparative Literature program at Western University in London, Ontario, is seeking current graduate students to assess the quality of submitted articles in a double-blind peer review process from a wide variety of fields and disciplines, including but not limited to Comparative Literature, World Literature, English, Film Studies, Cultural Studies, Area Studies or Critical Theory
For more information, contact:  thescatteredpelican@gmail.com 
Or fill our the application
Call for Guest Editors and Peer Reviewers
Feral Feminisms Open Access Online Journal

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
The University of Manitoba Distinguished Visiting Lectureships

Call for Interns
VIDA: Women in Literary Arts 
WRITERS WANTED: Headingley Times

Creative City Centre: Call for Playwrights, Actors, and Composers

CALL FOR WRITERS AND MUSICIANS: The Vertigo Series

CALL FOR CONTENT WRITERS:  Bride and Groom Canada Online Magazine

Volunteer Opportunity
Offering
Journalism and Communications Experience
The Long-Term & Continuing Care Association of Manitoba

James Lorimer & Company Ltd.
Call for Aboriginal Writers

WORKSHOPS, WRITING RETREATS & COURSES: 

2018 Summer Seminars on:
-    The Relevance of Hannah Arendt – with Richard J. Bernstein
-    Theory from the South: Interrogating the Global Dis/Order – with Jean and John Comaroff
-    EuroIslam: Secular Public Culture in Question – with Nilüfer Göle
The New School Institute for Critical Social Inquiry (ICSI)
Seminar Dates:  June 10 - 16, 2018

Deadline for Applications:  December 15, 2017

"How to be Your Own Publicist" Online Workshop / Webinar
With Authors Elizabeth Ruth and Ann Douglas

Berton House Writers’ Retreat for Published Canadian Authors

Storywalk: Writer’s Retreats with Richard Wagamese
A unique writing program that comes from the Ojibway oral storytelling tradition

PhD Program in Cultural Mediations
Carleton University – Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture


PhD Program in English Literature - University of Victoria

OTHER:

Event Poetry and Prose Magazine Subscription Offer

CALL FOR STORYTELLERS
To be part of a storytelling drumming project involving IRCOM
The Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba Inc.
If interested, please contact Mary Louise Chown 

Now Available!  The Past is Another Country: collection of writing by new Canadians
Contact Kathleen Williams at 204-986-4255 for print copies. Or, download the book for free!  

UPCOMING 2013-14 SEMINAR SERIES
Critical Conversations on Sexual and Reproductive Rights
Date:  TBA  

Print-on-Demand Espresso Book Machine
McNally Robinson has acquired a machine that manufactures a quality paperback book every 4 minutes or so -- customers can have books printed on-demand in the same time it takes to order an espresso!

The Public Readings by Manitoba Writers Program
The Manitoba Writers' Guild
This program provides reading fees to professional Manitoba writers who present their work in schools and public and community venues

Apply Now for Canada's First Master's Degree Program in Creative Non-Fiction
University of King's College in Halifax 

Take a look at the first two chapters of GMB Chomichuk's RAYGUN GOTHIC,
An ongoing graphic novel serial that will be released in chapters over the next 12 months. Online. DRM Free. Download it. Share it. Read it. Enjoy. 

Publicist for Hire - Rorie Bruce

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Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs (CCWWP)
 
Participate in a Study of the Creative Process
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