The Barrie Public Library and St. John Ambulance partner to help children read through their Paws 4 Stories program.
The highly successful #CanLitPit Twitter pitch event brought the Canadian literary community together on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.
In anticipation of Authors for Indies Day on Saturday, April 29, 2017, we spoke with coordinator Robin Rivers to learn more about this awesome initiative. We also discuss what sets independent bookstores apart from the big box stores.
The Guelph Public Library awareness campaign increased the library’s profile in the community. Read about it in our latest Library Talk blog post by Steve Kraft!
The Ottawa Public Library offers unique bookmobile and human library services to serve their community. Read about it in our latest Library Talks instalment!
Canada's largest library, the Toronto Public Library, fosters creativity and innovation in local youth. Check out our latest Library Talk blog to learn about these unique opportunities!
Stacey Lapp, Digital Access Librarian at the Stratford Public Library, discusses various tools to help writers self-publish and promote their writing.
Why A Visit to Your Local Ontario Library will Get You Thinking This month, Shelagh Paterson, Executive Director of the Ontario Library Association, addresses the changes many libraries are making across Ontario to better serve and reflect their communities. We encourage all Ontario-based authors and publishers to stay informed on programs and services offered by [...]
A Partnership Between DigiWriting and OLA to Highlight Ontario Libraries When was the last time you were at a library? Was it to borrow a book? To find a quiet place to study? Or perhaps you were taking part in an afterschool program. Regardless, we bet you discovered something interesting about your local library while [...]
Twitter Pitch Event Provides Unpublished Canadian Writers with Opportunities We’re thrilled to announce the return of #CanLitPit on February 8, 2017! In August 2016, the inaugural #CanLitPit became the #6 trend on Twitter with more than 500 pitches being posted during the event by close to 200 writers from coast to coast. Canadian Literature Pitch [...]
In the Spirit of the Season As we look forward to celebrating the holiday season with friends and family, we want to express our gratitude to those who have worked with us during 2016. This year we launched two events for the Canadian literary community, the Stratford Writers Festival and #CanLitPit, and have more exciting [...]
Introducing Kim Echlin We're thrilled to have Giller Prize nominee Kim Echlin joining our festival on October 23, 2016. Echlin is the author of Elephant Winter, Dagmar’s Daughter, and Inanna: From the Myths of Ancient Sumer. Her third novel, The Disappeared, was nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and won the Barnes & Noble Discover [...]