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Date: Feb 6, 2019
This program will ignite Indigenous authors writing for young readers to delve into new ways of storytelling using digital illustration techniques.
Deadline: Feb 27, 2019 - 11:45 pm
Date: Jan 25, 2019
Join Electric Literature, award-winning authors and a community of peers in Banff National Park to explore concepts used in contemporary writing.
Deadline: Mar 27, 2019 - 11:45 pm
Date: Sep 14, 2018
Community invited to celebrate as artist and author receives UAlberta Alumni Award on September 24.
Date: Jun 6, 2018
Billy Ray was recognized for most significant work of poetry in English by an emerging Indigenous writer. Joshua Whitehead was also nominated.
Date: Apr 30, 2018
On April 28th, Lady Vanessa won the title of Canada’s best individual slam poet at the 2018 Verses Festival of Words in Vancouver.