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Biblioasis is an independent literary press based in Southwest, Ontario. It published about 12 titles per year of poetry, fiction and nonfiction in beautifully crafted editions. See their submission guidelines here.
This year, Biblioasis author Anakan Schofield won the Amazon First Novel Award for Malarky. Here’s the media release…
, /CNW/ - This evening, Amazon.ca presented the 2012 and a cheque for to Anakana Schofield, author of (Biblioasis), at a ceremony hosted by award-winning broadcaster, writer, musician, producer and best-selling author, Jian Ghomeshi, at The Four Seasons in . Schofield was selected to receive the award from a shortlist of five authors, all of whom had their first novels published in 2012.
Anakana Schofield is an Irish-Canadian writer of fiction, essays and literary criticism. Her first novel, , is the story of an Irish mother forced to look grief in the eye and of a wife who comes face-to-face with the mad agony of longing. Anakana Schofield has also contributed to the Review of Books, The Globe and Mail and The Sun. She has lived in and Dublin and now resides in .
|Anakana Schofield lives in Vancouver|
Along with Schofield, the 2012 Amazon.ca First Novel Award finalists are Marjorie Celona for Y (Hamish Hamilton, ), for The Rest Is Silence (Goose Lane Editions), Pasha Malla for People Park (House of Anansi Press), and Kim Thúy for Ru (Random House ). Each finalist took home a gift card to Amazon.ca.
Brian Henry will lead a "How to Get Published” workshop on Saturday, May 4, in Barrie, with guest literary agent Olga Filina of The Rights Factory (see here).
Also, Brian will host “From the Horse’s Mouth: Getting published or self-published” at Ryerson University on June 15 with Stacey Donaghy of the Corvisiero Literary Agency, Greg Ioannou of Iguana Books, and Patrick Crean of HarperCollins Canada (details here).
To register, mail email@example.com
However, before you submit, though, the best way to get your manuscript into shape is with a weekly course. This summer, Brian will be leading Intensive Creative Writing courses on Tuesday afternoons in Burlington (details here) and on Thursday evenings in Mississauga (details here).
To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org
See Brian's full schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Kingston, Peterborough, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Georgetown, Milton, Oakville, Burlington, St. Catharines, Hamilton, Dundas, Kitchener, Guelph, London, Woodstock, Orangeville, Newmarket, Barrie, Orillia, Gravenhurst, Sudbury, Muskoka, Peel, Halton, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.