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CCWOC Events & Opportunities:

Funding Opportunity for U of M Graduate Students!
CD Howe Memorial Foundation Fellowships in Creative Writing & Oral Culture
Deadline for Applications:  March 24, 2017

CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS:

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:  St. John’s Storytelling Festival 2017
Festival Dates:  October 10 – 15, 2017

Deadline for Submissions:  March 15, 2017
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS of true short stories, essays, poems, and recipes about the impact of pizza on Canadian culture
Deadline for Submissions:  March 15, 2017
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:

Funding Opportunity for U of M Graduate Students!
CD Howe Memorial Foundation Fellowships in Creative Writing & Oral Culture

Deadline for Applications:  March 24, 2017
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:  “Indeterminacy: un\knowing a body in space”
Cultural, Social, and Political Thought Graduate Student Conference
With Keynote Speaker, Author and Storyteller, Ivan Coyote
University of Victoria
Conference Dates:  May 5 – 7, 2017

EXTENDED Deadline for Submissions:  February 28, 2017
CALL FOR PAPERS:  “JE SUIS ÎLE” / “I AM TURTLE”
What Spaces are there for the Representation of First Nations and Inuit Artistic and Cultural Expression in the City?
Université de Montréal
Symposium Dates:  October 5 – 7, 2017

Deadline for Submissions:  March 1, 2017
CALL FOR PAPERS – “Borders, Borderlands, and Border Thinking in Latin America”
A Stony Brook University Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center Graduate Student Conference, co-hosted with Columbia University
Conference Date: April 22, 2017

Deadline for Submissions:  March 10, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS:  “Language under scrutiny: technology and corpora”
VocUM 2016
The Université de Montréal
Conference Dates:  November 17 – 18, 2017

Deadline for Submissions:  July 17, 2017

JOBS, RESIDENCIES & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

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:

“Indigenous Languages and Literatures in the Colonial Archive”
NCAIS Spring Workshop in Research Methods

March 9 – 11, 2017

Mosaic Journal 50th-Anniversary Symposium: “Living On”
Lectures, panels, and workshops involving some 19 participants, joining some of the world’s leading scholars with graduate students from across the disciplines, with Geoffrey Bennington, Daniel Fischlin, Patricia Patkau, and Lidwien van de Ven

March 9 – 11, 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:

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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