Playwright Audrey Dwyer returned to her native Winnipeg this week to serve as Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre’s (RMTC) artistic associate. She joins Kelly Thornton on her first season as artistic director at RMTC. This is the first time in the history of RMTC that both positions have been filled by women.
Green leaves are growing back, the city is bubbling with activity, there are more jovial faces on the streets, and there is no need to layer up, because it is nice out! How about channeling all those summer vibes into a place poem or an ekphrastic poem?
Libraries usually limit economic interactions with patrons to late fees. There’s a price to be paid for a missing book. But the new security measures in the Winnipeg Public Library’s downtown location also have a price – which will be paid by the city’s poor.
Writer Jamie Michaels and artist Doug Fedrau’s graphic novel Christie Pits uses the comic book medium to explore racism in Canada.
Jennifer Ilse Black offers a caustic ode to the Captain Planet generation in her debut novella Small Predators, published by ARP Books.
Jeremy Morantz is a Creative Communications student who studied at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) and is now publishing a book to commemorate and celebrate the life of his late brother, Nathan, who lived with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The book is titled What Does He Dream About?
The University of Winnipeg (U of W) will host Garry Thomas Morse as he shares his literary knowledge and experience with students and community members in the city.
Diaspora Dialogues is a Toronto-based organization that runs professional development events for emerging writers and publishes TOK Magazine, a platform for new Canadian writing
In the absence of dedicated queer spaces, visits from distinguished national or international guests can be a catalyst to create – even for just one night – a place for queer communities to gather and celebrate
Winnipeg-based writers Darren Ridgley and Adam Petrash put out a call to authors of short speculative fiction “with deep ties to the province.”
As the Thin Air Winnipeg International Writers Festival enters its 23rd year, director Charlene Diehl is searching for new ideas, new voices and new experiences.
Four years ago, Jessica Seburn lost her best friend at age 25. Now, she has published a book, The Corner Chip, that’s part non-fiction, part memoir and was written to be a raw, honest look at grief.
Undocumented explores forms and spaces that separate cause and effect, object and subject, self and other.
Desire Change: Contemporary Feminist Art in Canada, the new anthology by Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA), is the first book on feminist art across all media ever published in Canada.
Congratulations to Tina Keeper // Double, Double, Toil and Trouble // Sister Cycle // Local Governor General finalists // Mosaic family programs // Seeking: musicians
In a patriarchal society that tones down sensitivity, the Whiny Femmes zine is a breath of fresh air.
A Rocky Cree woman from 17th century Manitoba might give us a glimpse into a forgotten time in history.
There are many workshops for the emerging writer to hone their skills – and for the experienced writer to stay sharp.
Perhaps it’s time for Manitoba to start celebrating its status as a publishing hotspot.
Maude Barlow's latest book, Boiling Point: Government Neglect, Corporate Abuse, and Canada’s Water Crisis, focuses on the growing threats to Canada’s renewable water. The timing of the book’s release feels pertinent.