Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language
focuses upon Commonwealth and postcolonial literatures,
thereby providing an international context for studying
Canadian authorship. The site includes information
about discussion groups, colloquiums, and conferences,
and details CACLALS' various publications. Additionally,
excellent research links are provided.
Writers Helping Writers
Canadian Authors Association is Canada's national
writing organization, and it functions as a means
of support and active promotion of the Canadian
writing community. The site includes a transcription
of the CAA's official handbook, information about
national awards programs, and relevant links.
Canada's National Poetry Organization
Canadian Poetry Association seeks to promote the
reading, writing, publishing, and preservation of
Canadian poetry, and to facilitate communication
amongst poets, publishers, and the general public.
This site encourages the formation of autonomous
local chapters, and provides an extensive list
of literary resources and links.
of Canadian Studies
University of Belfast: Canadian Studies Web site
University of Belfast is officially recognized as
a Centre of Canadian Studies, as the institution
encourages research and teaching about Canada, both
within the University and beyond. Items of interest
include a directory of Canadian publishers, links
to Canadian Studies web sites, and a web project
on colonial/postcolonial literature and culture
Federation of Poets
Federation of Poets Index
Canadian Federation of Poets (CFP) is the founding
federation in a global community of poets and poetry
lovers. Federations and their members from around
the world can post messages, "meet" via
forums and live chats, and learn about themselves
and their international colleagues with regard to
of Canadian Poets
LCP is Canada's national association of professional
poets, and its mandate is simple: the ongoing promotion
of Canadian poetry. The League's site provides access
to resources such as a readings calendar, a poetry
bookstore, and various prestigious contest submissions.
Its sister site, youngpoets.ca, is an invaluable
source of information for teachers and youth interested
in Canadian poetry.