Bill Arnott’s Beat

Western Canada’s literary scene teems with talent, from neophytes to award-laden laureates. Authors of every facet share spoken word, competitive slam, and rapier-sharp contemporary as writers and fans converge in person, print, online and on airwaves. This is not a list of writing/reading groups or events. It’s subjective, personal experience…

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CBC List of Canadian Literary Journals

The CBC website has an excellent list of reputable Canadian literary journals, what they publish, how frequently and what they pay, an excellent resource for everyone submitting short pieces to build up publishing credits: https://www.cbc.ca/books/canadawrites/a-guide-to-canadian-literary-magazines-and-journals-open-to-submissions-1.4242191

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Congratulations to Our Whistler Finalists

Several of our Federation of BC Writers members are finalists for the prestigious Whistler Independent Book Awards! All the fiction finalists are Federation of BC Writers members! Way to go Edythe Anstey Hanen for Nine Birds Singing, Ann Shortell for Celtic Knot: A Clara Swift Tale and Diana Stevan for Sunflowers under Fire…

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