Resources for Writers Ottawa Book Stores and Libraries Comic/Illustrating/Cartooning Folk
Publishers and Presses Book Fairs Brilliant Music People
Chapbook Presses Literary Festivals/Reading Series Internet Galleries
Print Magazines Writer Folk Canadian Content Websites
On-line Magazines Writers with BLOGS Glengarry, genealogy, etc.
  Writing Retreats in Canada  

Resources for Writers

bpNichol chapbook award, Canada Literary Contests
Calgary Writer's House Literary Press Group, Toronto
Canada Council for the Arts NACIP (North American Centre for Innovative Poetics), Toronto
Canlink - links to Canadian Writers online guide to writing in Canada (with links to Canadian Writers)
Electronic Poetry Centre, Buffalo, NY USA "small pressings" (CanCon)
the kootenay school of writing The Poetry Kit
League of Canadian Poets Poetry Reviews

Publishers and Presses

Ambit / Furniture Press, Baltimore MD Gaspereau Press, Wolfville, NS Poetas (Spanish), Ottawa
Black Moss Press, Windsor House of Anansi Press, Toronto Poppy Press, Victoria
Brick Books, London, ON Insomniac Press, Toronto Potes & Poets Press 
Brindle & Glass, Calgary Lazara Press, Vancouver The Porcupine's Quill, Erin, ON
Broken Jaw Press, Fredricton The Mansfield Press, Toronto Red Deer Press, Calgary
Cauldron Books, Fredricton The Mercury Press, Toronto Salmon Poetry, Ireland
Coach House Books, Toronto NeWest Press, Edmonton Signature Editions, Winnipeg
Conundrum Press, Montreal New Star Books, Vancouver Talonbooks, Vancouver
Cormorant Books, Toronto Nomados, Vancouver Turnstone Press, Winnipeg
Cumulus Press, Montreal Palimpsest Press, Kingsville ON Underwhich Editions,Toronto, Saskatoon
Cyclops Press (cd & books), Winnipeg Penumbra Press, Manotick ON Vehicule Press, Montreal
DC Books, Montreal   Wolsak & Wynn, Toronto
ECW Press, Toronto    

Chapbook Presses

13th Tiger Press, Toronto Junction Books, Toronto Running the Goat, St. John's NF
Bad Moon Books, Ottawa Leaf Press, Lantzville BC staccato chapbooks, Winnipeg
BookThug / Appolinaire's Bookshop (Toronto) The Mercury Press, Toronto Wayward Armadillo Press / dig Magazine, Toronto
Camenae Press, Ottawa/Gatineau mother tongue press, Saltspring Is.
Duration Press, Sausalito, CA USA Nomados, Vancouver
The Expert Press, Toronto Outlaw Editions, Victoria
greenboathouse, Victoria/Edmonton Palm Press, Newfield NY
housepress, Calgary Pink Flamingo Works, Vancouver
Ixnay Press, Philadelphia Poems-for-all, CA  
Jackpine Press, Saskatoon Ransom Works Press, Ottawa


 

Print Magazines

BRICK magazine, Toronto Jones Av., Toronto Slingshot (Montreal)
The Cafe Review, Portland ME  Matrix magazine, Montreal Taddle Creek, Toronto
The Capilano Review, Vancouver The Montreal Review of Books, Montreal 6x6, New York
CRASH, a litzine, Toronto No: A Journal of the Arts, New York Unarmed Journal, US
dANDelion, Calgary papertiger Australia’s CDROM poetry journal Vallum, Montreal
ecopoetics Prairie Fire, Winnipeg West Coast Line, Vancouver
filling station magazine, Calgary Queen Street Quarterly, Toronto Xantippe (CA)
The Gig / Nate Dorward, Willowdale ON QWERTY, Fredericton
Going Down Swinging, Australia THE RAIN, The Vancouver Review of Books
Grey Borders / Cubicle Press, Niagara Falls ON SALT-LICK New Poetry, Australia  

On-line Magazines

The Alterran Poetry Assemblage forget magazine, Vancouver QWERTY, Fredericton
another toronto quarterly, Toronto Gangway Rain Taxi Review of Books, Minneapolis
Bloom oon (formerly Blue Moon) (Cold Lake / Ottawa) The Gerald and Maas editions/atelier, Ottawa readme
BookNinja (Guelph/Ottawa) GutCult Shampoo, San Francisco
Bywords, Ottawa It's still winter, Prince George sic magazine, concrete/visual poetry journal, Toronto
canadian content, Kamloops Jacket - an Australian review of new writings  stonestone literary journal - Prince George, BC
Cranky Journal, Seattle lvng sunnyoutside, Boston
The Danforth Review, Toronto Mudlark, Florida Ubu
Deluxe Rubber Chicken, Buffalo Narrativity, BC Valentine
Donga, South Africa (ezine NATIONAL CAPITAL LETTERS (Ottawa Literary History) van number one-twenty-two, Prince George
Dooney's Cafe The News, Vancouver W online (the kootenay school of writing, vancouver)
The Drunken Boat Perihelion Xstream
Eclipse, from Princeton Pink Flamingo Works, Vancouver Ygdrasil, A Journal of the Poetic Arts
Electronic Poetry Review  PHU On-line, Calgary
Electronic Review, CA Poems of the Ottawa River

Ottawa Book Stores and Libraries

Collected Works National Library of Canada
Mother Tongue Books Ottawa Public Library

Book Fairs

anarchist bookfare/bookfair - montreal ottawa small press book fair - twice a year, run by SPAN-O
Canzine - annual Toronto-based zine fair Toronto small press book fair - twice a year
Generous margins - annual Vancouver fair run by SPAN Pulp & Plastic (Hive magazine)

Literary Festivals/Reading Series

Festival of Words, Moose Jaw, SK Step Up Slam, Ottawa
The Golden Star Lounge, Ottawa's monthly spoken word series TREE Reading Series, Ottawa
The Kootenay School of Writing, Vancouver Winnipeg Writers Festival
Lexiconjury, Toronto word, the literary calendar (Insomniac Press), Toronto
Ottawa International Writer's Festival 
Phillytalks, Philadelphia reading/discussion series  

Writer Folk

Canadian Poetry Poets List Patrick Friesen, Vancouver Kris Northey, Ottawa
Paul Auster, New York Corey Frost, Montreal Douglas Ord, Toronto
Douglas Barbour, Edmonton Mark Frutkin, Ottawa Karen I. Press, Toronto
Gary Barwin, Hamilton ON Alison Gresik, Ottawa Prize Budget for Boys (Jason le Heup / Neil Hennessy)
bill bissett, Toronto/Vancouver Heather Haley, Vancouver Meredith Quartermain, Vancouver 
Mike Blouin, Ottawa William Hawkins, Ottawa Stan Rogal, Toronto
Richard Brautigan, California David Helwig, PEI Stuart Ross, Toronto
Michael Bryson, Toronto Maggie Helwig, Toronto Lisa Samuels, Milwauke, WI USA
melanie cameron, Winnipeg Lisa Jarnot, NY NY David Scrimshaw, Ottawa
Wayde Compton, Vancouver Donna Kane, Dawson's Creek BC Jessica Smith, Buffalo NY
Tim Conley, Kingston ON Adeena Karasick, New York Heather Spears (Canada/Denmark)
Dennis Cooley, Winnipeg Jennifer LoveGrove, Toronto Cole Swensen, Denver
Peter Darbyshire, Vancouver Meghan lynch, Hamilton Adam Thomlison, Ottawa
Michael Dennis, Ottawa Max Middle, Ottawa Richard Truhlar, Toronto
Endre Farkas, Montreal Nathaniel G. Moore, Toronto Sheri D Wilson, Calgary 
Jon Paul Fiorentino, Montreal Stephen Morrissey, Montreal Marnie Woodrow, Toronto
Judith Fitzgerald, Ontario George Murray, Guelph ON Rachel Zucker, New York
Tess Fragoulis, Montreal bpNichol, (1944-1988) Toronto
 
     

Writers With BLOGS

Joe Blades, Fredericton NB ross priddle, Medicine Hat AB
Daniel f. Bradley (Toronto)   angela rawlings, Toronto
Jason Camlot, Montreal Stuart Ross, Toronto
Ryan Fitzpatrick, Calgary Ron Silliman, Philadelphia
debby florence nathalie simpson, Vancouver (formerly Calgary)
John MacDonald, Ottawa Brian Kim Stefans
Judy MacDonald, Toronto Gary Sullivan
Jay MillAr, Toronto Mark Truscott, Toronto
Nathaniel G. Moore, Toronto (reviews) Mel Upfold
Alessandro Porco, Toronto
 

Writing retreats in Canada

Sage Hill Writing Experience  

Brilliant Music People

Jim Bryson, Ottawa The Rag Foundation, Wales
Emm Gryner, Montreal Redwood Central, Ottawa
Moby Snailhouse
The Nihilist Spasm Band Andy Stochansky

Comic/Illustrating/Cartooning Folk

Tom Fowler/Big Bug Productions, Ottawa

Tom Fowler/Blog

monthly montreal comic jam
Dave Cooper, Ottawa Tanya Sprowl, Ottawa
Greg Kerr, Ottawa Gene Villeneuve, Ottawa
Red Meat Emily Whist, Freaks on Drugs

Artists/Galleries/Internet Galleries

Artengine Sharon Harris, Toronto
artobjective, Victoria Patrick Stanley, Ottawa
David Cation, Ottawa amy thompon, Ottawa
Sina Queyras' photo blog Victoria Ward / E.G. Blundell (Hotspurstudio)

Canadian Content Websites

track0.com (the host of this fine site)

Glengarry, genealogy, etc.

MacLennan Genealogy, Canadian Archives Clan MacLennan Canada Glengarry Highland Games
MacLennan Genealogy, Canada Clan MacLennan International Glengarry historical links
MacLennan Genealogy, Ontario Clan MacLennan Message Board Glengarry County Genweb
web ring Clan MacLennan
MacLennan Clan Database Center Rootsweb MacLennan/McLennan) Queries Glengarry Place for the Arts
MacLennan Resource Center Genforum MacLennan Forum Stormont County Genweb
National Archives, Ottawa