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Campaign for Cursive Launches Annual Cursive Writing Contest in USA and Canada
Broadway World
Campaign for Cursive(R) offers three contests: In the U.S. and in Canada (one for English writers, one for French). Grade 1-6 students have the chance to test their cursive skills. The Canada contest opened on January 11 with a deadline of March 3 and ...

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9 Canadian writers share their writing resolutions for 2017
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"Post-truth" has apparently been added as a new entry in the Oxford English Dictionary, following an unprecedented year of uglier-than-ever campaigning in the U.S. presidential race. Resolution: Never write anything whatsoever that smacks of "post-truth.".


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Bragg Creek author wins Order of Canada
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Guest has been invited to mentor aspiring writers at venues including the Canadian Children's Book Centre as its creator-in-residence and the Marigold Library System as its writer-in-residence. She was also the recipient of Indspire Award for the Arts, ...



Essays on Canadian Writing was established in 1974 as a scholarly journal of criticism and review devoted to the study of Canadian literature. We are receptive to all critical approaches and to all theoretical modes of inquiry. Submissions are welcome in English and French.

The ideal ECW essay focuses on a problem or an issue of interest to people involved in the reading of Canadian writing, and does so in a style that is engaging and direct. Our aim is to publish original, challenging, and factually accurate research on all periods and genres of Canadian writing. ECW encourages the publication of detailed review essays of new books by and about Canadian writers or about theoretical issues connected with the study and appreciation of Canadian Literature. The journal also supports the publication of interviews and bibliographies devoted to Canadian literary topics. Essays of any length will be considered.

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Essays on Canadian Writing is indexed in the American Humanities Index, the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature, the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, the Book Review Index, the Canadian Index, the Canadian Literature Index, the Canadian Periodical Index, the Children's Book Review Index, the Humanities Index, and the MLA Bibliography, and is included in Abstracts of English Studies, The Year's Work in English Studies, and Ulrich's International Periodical Directory.

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