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Personal Essay: Writing a book about New Brunswick’s most notorious murder case involved walking some thin lines

The murder of multi-millionaire New Brunswick businessman Richard Oland, and the investigation and trial of his only son, Dennis, has captivated public attention in the city of Saint John.

Spring Preview 2017: Marianne Apostolides’s intimate memoir combines aquatic imagery and words to examine themes that are now more relevant than ever

Marianne Apostolides often bikes to an art gallery after a session of writing. Looking at things from different angles and… Read More »

Q&A: Curator Meredith Carruthers on the Governor General’s awards’ 80th-anniversary exhibition

The Canada Council for the Arts is celebrating the 80th anniversary of the Governor General’s Literary Awards with a new interactive art exhibition.

Writers organizations launch inaugural Canadian Writers’ Summit

The Writers’ Union of Canada, the League of Canadian Poets, and the Canadian Authors Association are among 12 groups nationwide behind… Read More »