An independent library of short, recorded audio readings by Canadian authors of literary fiction and poetry. You can listen to me reading from A Gardener On The Moon, and then sample a wide range of Canada's literary voices.
The Banff Centre for the Arts
Located in the Rockies, this beautiful mountain retreat trains artists from around the world and encourages them to create, perform, share skills and explore ideas. I spent six weeks as an Artist-in-Residence there, and it was an unforgettable creative experience. Lots of info on the website for artists in all disciplines.
The Canada Council for the Arts
A national "arm's-length" agency whose role is "to foster and promote the study and enjoyment of, and the production of works in, the arts." The website outlines their generous granting program. They've supported my work and the work of many other writers and artists.
An award-winning press, committed to publishing the best new work in the area of literary fiction and creative non-fiction for the adult market. They've published my first three works of fiction.
Ontario Arts Council
An arts-granting body for the province of Ontario which has helped nurture all aspects of the arts scene, including community arts and Aboriginal arts.
Poets and Writers
The largest nonprofit organization in the U.S. serving creative writers. Its website and magazine of the same name are packed with essential information, including searchable databases for competition deadlines, literary magazines and small presses, as well as Speakeasy, an online writers' forum.
Canada's premier publisher of novellas and a poetry publisher of note. They published my first novella.
The Writers' Union of Canada
A national organization of professional writers that works to advance conditions for all writers in Canada. The site has lots of good info on getting published, finding an agent, public readings, contests hosted by TWUC and literary events across Canada.