CCWOC Events & Opportunities:
SCHOLARSHIP: CD Howe Memorial Foundation Fellowships in Creative Writing & Oral Culture
The CD Howe Foundation, with contributions from the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative, has established a fund at the University of Manitoba in support of the Centre for Creative Writing & Oral Culture. Two Fellowships, valued at approximately $11,000.00* each, will be offered to graduate students who are enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, in a Masters or Doctoral degree program.
EXTENDED Deadline for Applications: June 15, 2018
CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS:
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS of students’ reviews of works of art/culture by people from marginalized communities
Project Myopia - University of Edinburgh
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 short genre stories
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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?
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 - Duotrope
Offering a search feature to help writers find the perfect match for their pieces, from current fiction, poetry, and non-fiction markets
Pink, a new women’s magazine – Call for Submissions
Contact email@example.com or call 306.529.5169
BookLand Press - Call for Submissions
(book-length manuscripts only)
Chicken Soup for the Soul Seeks Stories
Coteau Press Call for Manuscript Submissions
For Adult and Children's Books
Non-Fiction: All Year Round
UPCOMING CONTESTS, AWARDS & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:
University of Manitoba Distinguished Dissertation Award for PhD students
Deadline: CHECK WITH YOUR FACULTY
CALLS FOR PAPERS:
CALL FOR PAPERS: Literary Eclectic 2018
University of Regina
Conference Dates: October 19 - 20, 2018
Deadline for Submissions: September 1, 2018
CALL FOR PAPERS - Canada Concrete: Material Poetries in the Digital Age
University of Ottawa.
Conference Dates: May 4 - 6, 2018
Deadline for Submissions: September 25, 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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or fill our the application
Offering Journalism and Communications Experience
The Long-Term & Continuing Care Association of Manitoba
WORKSHOPS, WRITING RETREATS & COURSES:
PhD Program in Cultural Mediations
Carleton University – Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture
PhD Program in English Literature - University of Victoria
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!
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.