2016 Non-Fiction Contest Shortlist

 •  August 3

After many a late night of thrilling reads, EVENT has selected its shortlist for our annual Non-Fiction Contest! Thank you to all the writers who...

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Cover It Up: How to Get Your Photo on EVENT’s Cover

 •  July 21

We would love to receive more cover art submissions. Most EVENT covers are sourced through artist websites, photo blogs, local galleries, Instagram,...

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Issue 45-1: Notes on Writing

 •  July 18

45-1, EVENT's annual Notes on Writing issue, provides a rare inside glimpse at the lives of five notable Canadian writers. Kevin Spenst writes...

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Review: K.D. Miller’s All Saints & Marilyn Gear Pilling’s On Huron’s Shore

 •  May 12

This fiction review first appeared in EVENT 43/3. K.D. Miller, All Saints, Biblioasis, 2014 Marilyn Gear Pilling, On Huron’s Shore, Demeter...

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Gena Ellett a National Magazine Awards Finalist

 •  May 3

Hey guess what? Gena Ellett is a National Magazine Awards finalist in the Personal Journalism category! Her nominated essay, "The Back Roads," first...

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Trevor Corkum a National Magazine Awards Finalist

 •  May 2

Congratulations to Trevor Corkum, whose glittering, haunting story, "Dar a Luz," has been selected as one of three finalists for the National...

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Spring Launch Event

 •  April 27

What are you doing next Thursday? Come schmooze with lit mag folks, hear some brilliant readings and performances, pick up an issue, eat some...

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Non-Fiction Prompts #26-30

 •  April 13

Completed some of our previous prompts but don't feel your essay is quite done yet? Or do you have an older essay you'd like to whip into shape to...

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Non-Fiction Prompt #25

 •  April 11

For this exercise, you'll write about an incident from your life that has two sides to it. For example, you might describe an argument between...

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Non-Fiction Prompt #24

 •  April 11

In Gena Ellett's essay, "The Back Roads," which won EVENT's 2015 Non-Fiction Contest, she writes about the death of a childhood friend. Early in the...

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