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Link to Dawson Residency Award and Bursary

Dawson Residency Award and Bursary

Date: Jan 30, 2019

One artist will receive a month-long residency at our studio in Prince Edward County, plus the $1,000 Dawson bursary. The selected applicant will be granted a semi-private studio space and be given access to the Spark Box Studio equipment and resources. As well, the winner will be provided with living accommodations for their month-long stay.
Link to Call for Submissions | Autobiography and Fiction with Electric Literature

Call for Submissions | Autobiography and Fiction with Electric Literature

Date: Jan 25, 2019

Join Electric Literature, award-winning authors, and a community of peers in world-renowned Banff National Park to explore provocative concepts being used in contemporary autobiography and fiction writing.
Link to Call for Submissions | Archives Practicum

Call for Submissions | Archives Practicum

Date: Jan 2, 2019

The Archives Practicum program provides new archivists with skills and mentorship in their chosen field while they pursue a research project.

Deadline: Mar 6, 2019 - 4:30 pm

Link to Call for Submissions | Library Practicum

Call for Submissions | Library Practicum

Date: Jan 2, 2019

An opportunity for recent graduates of MLIS programs interested in artists’ books and public programming, to gain experience and develop their careers

Deadline: Mar 6, 2019 - 4:30 pm

Link to Literary Journalism | Literary Arts Residency

Literary Journalism | Literary Arts Residency

Date: Oct 26, 2018

Designed to challenge and stimulate, the program aims to inspire creative pieces of writing, which might otherwise be difficult to complete.

Deadline: Feb 27, 2019 - 5:00 pm