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Weekend Book News & Review sites

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Many of the following organizations also offer contests, events and information:

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Weekend Book News & Review sites
CBC Arts & Books, and also at CBC Words.
National Public Radio (NPR), from an American source.

Globe & Mail  Montreal Gazette  National Post
Toronto Star  Ottawa Citizen     Citizen Literary Events

Granta.com - latest literary developments, interviews, new short stories, topical commentary.

Bookslut "... sharp, thoughtful, acerbic reviews, author interviews, comment on publishing trends. "One of the most provocative and erudite of the book review sites."

Ottawa Poetry and Literary Events on Bywords Web site

Writing-World, a great site to explore. You will love it.
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Here are some of our weekly/monthly/occasional contributors

(Besides the many news items that we find and/or the contributions from list members, we offer the following:)

Bywords - Ottawa poetry, events and deadline notices for submissions.

Canadian Authors Association - Weekly and upcoming events and a weekly podcast.

Capital Crime Writers - News and events

Click Here - Mitchell Caplan and guests; Wednesdays on CHUO, 89.1 FM, well worth the listen.

Collected Works Bookstore - Monthly events

Free Pint - Freelancers are small business operators so we offer FreePint to our list members as it is an online community of information researchers, offering tips on finding quality and reliable business information on the Internet.

Media Club of Ottawa - Originally the Canadian Women's Press Club, presents programs of significance to professionals in all branches of the commnications industry.

Ottawa Citizen - Sunday Book Events listings - Comes out in every Sunday edition

Ottawa Independent Writers - Monthly meeting notices and other OIW events

Ottawa Public Library - Occasional news, updates, holiday closings, etc.

Ottawa Romance Writers - News and events.

Ottawa Storytellers - To promote the art of storytelling in our community...

Professional Writers Association of Canada (PWAC), Ottawa Chapter - News and events.

Tony Hillerman Writers Conferences - Tony Hillerman was a former newspaperman whose evocative mystery novels set among the Navajos of the Southwest took the American detective story in new directions and made him a best-selling author. He died in 2008. His daughter Anne and Jean Schaumberg founded the Wordharvest Writers Workshops and the Tony Hillerman Writers Conference. Many of the mystery TV movies starred Canadain Aboriginal star Adam Beach.

Tree Reading Series Ottawa - Notices for the 2nd and 4th Tuesday meetings

Valley Writers Guild - Newsletters

Worldwide Freelance Writer - Publishing information about freelance writing markets around the world.

Writers' Union of Canada - News and events

Writing World - "A World of Writing Information - For Writers Around the World."

ALSO... - Check out the additional links below.

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