White Wall Review Call for Submissions

Ryerson University’s literary magazine, White Wall Review, is currently working on expanding the opportunities for a more diverse pool of writers to submit their work to the magazine. The magazine, established in 1975, has gained recognition among Canadian poets and writers of both fiction and nonfiction, with a great majority of submissions coming from Ontario every year.
The website is currently under construction but in the meantime, more information can be found at https://www.ryerson.ca/english/research-innovation/research-projects/white-wall-review/.

For more information or to submit, contact wwr@arts.ryerson.ca.


Oxford Summer School for Adults

The Oxford University Summer School for Adults is a stimulating, accredited program that has existed for over a hundred years. The summer school brings together a cosmopolitan range of like-minded students for a self-contained week of specialized study overseen by some of the finest tutors in the country. International programs are available. For more information, go to  https://www.conted.ox.ac.uk/about/summer-schools .


King’s MFA in Creative Nonfiction

This unique, two-year, limited-residency graduate program enables writers to continue to live and work in their home communities while working with writer-mentors to develop their book proposals and manuscripts. Faculty and mentors for the MFA include award-winning writers published by the top book imprints in Canada and around the world. Program includes two two-week summer residencies in Halifax, and one-week winter residencies in Toronto and New York, featuring guest publishers, editors, agents and writers.

For further course details and online registration information, go to ukings.ca/area-of-study/master-of-fine-arts-in-creative-nonfiction/.

For specific questions about the program, please contact: Kim Pittway (kim.pittaway@ukings.ca), Stephen Kimber (stephen.kimber@ukings.ca) or Dean Jobb (dean.jobb@ukings.ca).
Applications accepted on a rolling basis through the year.


Writer in Residence: Romance Fiction

Toronto Public Library invites applications for the Fall 2018 Writer in Residence position. The residency requires 14 hours per week at the library for activities such as readings, workshops, and meetings, as well as time for the writer to work on their own projects. Applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada with a minimum of two romance fiction titles in print, published by a professional publishing house. They must be active in the writing profession with an active online presence.

Applications must include a curriculum vitae or résumé, including a list of publications and completed projects; detailed suggestions for workshops or programs, a 15-20 page sample of recent work; and two letters of reference. Applications can be sent to Denise Drabkin at the North York Central Library or ddrabkin@torontopubliclibrary.ca

Full posting can be found here https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/content/about-the-library/pdfs/jobs/2018/writer-in-residence-fall-2018.pdf