Our friends at the long-standing This Really Happened series are looking for storytellers ready to take the stage and reveal some inner truths, April 16th at Montreal’s Blue Metropolis Literary Festival. The following is the official call for submissions.
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carte blanche welcomes applications for the position of Social Media and Web Coordinator to contribute to our ongoing growth and development. Based in Montreal, our primarily online publication is the official magazine of the Quebec Writers’ Federation. While this position is not salaried, it pays a modest honorarium annually.
A few weeks ago I was watching Trevor Noah interview Lupita Nyong’o about her role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, when she made an otherwise throwaway comment I found quite striking:
“I grew up watching Star Wars. It was a part of my life. It came on TV on public holidays, so I thought of Star Wars as time off of school.”
We are pleased to announce that Montreal author Guillaume Morissette will be joining us as guest editor of fiction for Issue 26, our first issue of 2016. You still have until December 31 to find your best short stories or novel excerpts and send them in. Submit online now if you haven’t already. It’s free! Successful contributors receive $50.
During her time as the 2015 Mordecai Richler Writer in Residence at Concordia University, Ann-Marie MacDonald has been chronicling her experiences in a series of ‘dispatches.’ In these brief videos the award-winning author reflects on and among the writerly-tools of the late author. Richler attended what is now the Sir-George Williams campus of the university from 1949-1951.
We’re delighted to share with you the names of the three finalists of the 2015 3Macs carte blanche Prize, as selected by juror, Kathleen Winter. The big winner will be announced tonight at the Quebec Writers’ Federation Gala and will lay her hands on a cash prize and this most amazing trophy–originally handcrafted by Glen LeMesurier.