Indigenous 360 – David Robertson

The Manitoba Arts Council is proud to announce that we have launched the Indigenous 360, Supporting Indigenous artists and communities to create, share, and learn. The application deadline for Indigenous 360 is November 29th, 2018. In celebration of this new initiative, we will be highlighting MAC funded Indigenous artists and artistic initiatives. The Manitoba ArtsRead More

An Interview with Maurice Mierau, Recipient of the Manitoba Arts Council’s 2017 Major Arts Grant

Maurice Mierau has been awarded the Manitoba Arts Council’s 2017 Major Arts Grant. This grant will assist the Winnipeg-based writer to work on the manuscript of his second memoir. Maurice Mierau is the author of Detachment: An Adoption Memoir, which won the 2016 Kobzar Literary Award and the Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction. He has publishedRead More

Maurice Mierau

Maurice Mierau is Awarded the Manitoba Arts Council’s 2017 Major Arts Grant

Maurice Mierau has been awarded the Manitoba Arts Council’s 2017 Major Arts Grant. This grant will assist the Winnipeg-based writer to work on the manuscript of his second memoir. His last book, Detachment: An Adoption Memoir, was published by Freehand in 2014, and won the 2016 Kobzar Literary Award as well as the Alexander KennedyRead More

Angeline Schellenberg – 2016 Deep Bay Artists’ Residency

Angeline Schellenberg’s first collection, Tell Them It Was Mozart (Brick Books), is coming in September 2016.  Her chapbook, Roads of Stone, was published by Alfred Gustav Press in 2015. Her poetry appears in various journals including Prairie Fire, CV2, TNQ, Rhubarb, Room, Grain, and Geez.  Her poem, “Black with a Vengeance”, was shortlisted for Arc’sRead More

Di Brandt – 2016 Deep Bay Artists’ Residency

Di Brandt is an internationally-renowned, award-winning poet, and editor/author of more than a dozen books of poetry, fiction, creative essays and literary criticism. Her bestselling first collection of poetry, questions i asked my mother, was re-issued in 2015 in a 30th anniversary edition, with a tribute essay by Tanis MacDonald. Her latest poetry title isRead More

Méira Cook

Méira Cook – 2016 Major Arts Grant

Writer Méira Cook’s first novel, The House on Sugarbush Road (Enfield & Wizenty), won the McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award in 2013. Her latest novel, Nightwatching (HarperCollins), has recently been nominated for the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction. She has published five poetry collections, most recently Monologue Dogs (Brick), which has been nominated for the Lansdowne PrizeRead More