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Article 19
ARTICLE 19, a human rights pioneer, defends and promotes freedom of expression and freedom of information all over the world. Censorship Kills. It starves and it represses. It denies people access to information essential to thei...
Fame & Fortune
Fame & Fortune, published by Sources, features awards, fellowships and scholarships available to Canadian journalists. For each award, information is provided about the eligibility requirements, the deadline for application...
Sources
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing and disseminating information to help journalists, editors and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background information and comment on a wide...
Sources Select Resources
SOURCES SELECT Resources, published by Sources, features articles about and reviews of information resources, research techniques, and other issues of interest to journalists and researchers. SOURCES SELECT Resources app...

News Releases

IFJ Calls on Writers to Demand Their Rights from Google
2009-10-30
International Federation of Journalists
the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on all journalists who have had their books scanned by Google through its Google Book Search to claim their rights to payment.
More than 3,500 petition Iran to free journalists, writers
2010-04-06
Sources
More than 3,500 concerned people from around the world are petitioning Iran#s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Sayed Ali Khamenei, to immediately release dozens of journalists writers, and bloggers currently...
Sources welcomes Dr. Dena Churchill
2010-07-05
Dr. Dena Churchill
Sources welcomes a new member: Dr. Dena Churchill. Dr. Dena Churchill is a speaker, consultant, chiropractor and author of the book, Divinity In Divorce: The Power in Gratitude and Love.
WiPC issues a call for solidarity for persecuted writers
2009-11-13
Writers in Prison Committee of International PEN (WiPC)
To mark the Day of the Imprisoned Writer (DoIW) on 15 November, the Writers in Prison Committee of International PEN (WiPC) is highlighting the cases of imprisoned writers and honouring those who have...

Sources Select Resources

Beat Generation
Connexipedia Article
Article
A group of American writers who came to prominence in the 1950s, and the cultural phenomena that they wrote about and inspired.
Black Day for the Blue Pencil
Blake, Morrison
Article
2005
Guardian
Once they were key figures in literary publishing, respected by writers who acknowledged their contribution to shaping books. But, argues Blake Morrison, editors are now an endangered species.The edit...
Fame & Fortune Online
Website
Sources
Comprehensive listing of awards available to Canadian journalists.
IFJ Calls on Writers to Demand Their Rights from Google
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on all journalists who have had their books scanned by Google through its Google Book Search to claim their rights to payment.
Literary lists: Proof of our existence
Kitamura, Katie
Article
2013
Guardian Weekly
Katie Kitamura on why novelists are compulsive list-makers.
London, Jack - Writings - Index
London, Jack
Article
Writings of Jack London (1876-1916).
More than 3,500 petition Iran to free journalists, writers
Sources News Release
Article
2010
Sources
More than 3,500 concerned people from around the world are petitioning Iran#s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Sayed Ali Khamenei, to immediately release dozens of journalists writers, and bloggers currently...
Powerful publicity and marketing tools for publishers and authors
Article
2009
Sources
Helping authors and publishers to publicize themselves and their books with a package of marketing and media relations tools designed to get publicity in the media and to reach readers and book buyers...
Reflecting on the plight of African journalists on World Refugee Day
PEN International
Article
2015
Two Ethiopian writers in exile; two victims of the repression of freedom of speech.
A reputation built on quiet regret
A rare interview with William Trevor
Allardice, Lisa
Article
2009
Guardian Weekly
Interview with the short story writer William Trever on the themes of guilt, regret, sadness and faith in his oeuvre.
Shakespeare, William
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Sources Bookshelf
Website
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Featuring books and DVDs by Sources member authors.
Sources Select Authors
Website
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Authors available to take media calls about their area of expertise.
Speaking to the Media
A special report from Sources with articles from The Sources HotLink
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Article
2005
Sources
Being seen, heard, and quoted in the media is perhaps the quickest, best, and most lasting way for a speaker to become better known and more sought after. This booklet offers advice on handling media ...
WiPC issues a call for solidarity for persecuted writers
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Writers in Prison Committee of International PEN (WiPC)
To mark the Day of the Imprisoned Writer (DoIW) on 15 November, the Writers in Prison Committee of International PEN (WiPC) is highlighting the cases of imprisoned writers and honouring those who have...

Sources Bookshelf

The Canadian Writers' Guide
13th edition
Cormack, Paul G.; Shewchuk, Murphy O.
Book
Over 130 how-to articles on many aspects of writng for publication.
Communication for and Against Democracy
Raboy, Marc and Bruck, Peter A. (ed.)
Book
1989
This anthology explores the circumstances in which communication serves at times as an instrument of repression and domination, and at others as a support for human emancipation.
First Chapter
The Canadian Writers Photography Project
Denton, Don
Book
2001
A "photographic archive" of Canadian writers from across the country.
George Orwell: A Life
Crick, Bernard
Book
1980
A biography of George Orwell.
Mixed Media, Mixed Messages
Persky, Stan
Book
1991
This is a collection of columns by Vancouver Sun columnist Persky. Specifically, Persky tries to address moral and philosophical questions raised by media practices.
Powerful publicity and marketing tools for publishers and authors
Article
2009
Helping authors and publishers to publicize themselves and their books with a package of marketing and media relations tools designed to get publicity in the media and to reach readers and book buyers...
Self-Publishing Manual
How to write, print & sell your own book
Poynter, Dan
Book
1979
A comprehensive manual on self-publishing your own book which covers all aspects of the process from writing to selling.
Sources.com
Portal for Journalists and Writers - The directory for reporters, writers, editors and researchers
Website
1977
Sources is an information portal for journalists, freelance writers, news editors, authors, researchers and journalism students -- and a resource for organizations, institutions, businesses, and ind...
Sources Select Resources
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers
Website
1977
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers.
Speaking to the Media
A special report from Sources with articles from The Sources HotLink
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Article
2005
Being seen, heard, and quoted in the media is perhaps the quickest, best, and most lasting way for a speaker to become better known and more sought after. This booklet offers advice on handling media ...
Traces of Magma
An Annotated Bibliography of Left Literature
Knight, Rolf
Book
1983
An annotated bibliography of left wing novels which deal with the lives of working people during the twentieth century.
Why are you telling me this?
Eleven Acts of Intimate Journalism
Elton, Heather; Moon, Barbara; Obe, Don
Book
1997
Eleven journalists from the Arts Journalism Program at the Banff Centre for the Arts get personal.
The Woman Reader
Jack, Belinda
Book
2012
Belinda Jack's history of women's reading and the ceaseless controversies it has inspired, explores what and how women of widely differing cultures have read through the ages.
The Writer as Migrant
Jin, Ha
Book
2009
Chinese born Ha Jin discusses the ways in which nationality and culture, exile and emigration affect the course of a writer's life career and influence the work he produces.
Writing Down the Bones
Freeing the Writer Within
Goldberg, Natalie
Book
1986
Suggestions for how to create good writing.
Writing from the Inside Out
Transforming Your Psychological Blocks to Release the Writer Within
Palumbo, Dennis
Book
2000
Palumbo encourages writers to use their fears, doubts and stress to construct their stories, instead of trying to overcome them.

Media

Canadian Screenwriter
Writing for film, television, radio and digital media. Includes profiles of Canadian screenwriters, industry news and informative craft articles.


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