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What do you do with a KidLit manuscript when you think it might be done? You PITCH IT.   Submissions are now closed. Deadline was Monday, September 4 at 11:59PM ET. Submit here. Pitch Perfect: KidLit Edition is back!  If you have a draft of a picture book or a book for preteens or teens,...

By Ardo Omer This month, we’re highlighting books that celebrate queer joy by BIPOC (Black Indigenous and People of Colour) authors for picture book, middle grade, and young adult readers. From a perfect day that’s been interrupted to the magic of drag kings and queens, these stories will help young readers celebrate queer joy. 1)...

By Lavanya Narasimhan Joy is a healer; it’s a connector; it’s as necessary to a person and community as food and water. Oftentimes, narratives for marginalized people focus on trauma or overcoming hardships. But joy is just as compelling of a storytelling element – the attaining of it, the celebration of it, the maintaining of...

MEDIA RELEASE                  May 5th 2023 THE FESTIVAL OF LITERARY DIVERSITY presents The Great Readception: A Literary Cabaret $189,000 Ontario Trillium Foundation Grow Grant Supports the Growth of FOLD Kids Brampton, ON – The Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD) today welcomed attendees and authors to The Rose theatre for a special reception prior to one...

By Calyssa Erb This month, we’re highlighting mystery stories by Asian Canadian authors for picture book, middle grade, and young adult readers. From a strange object falling from the sky to historical mystery and futuristic adventures, these stories will keep young readers on the edge of their seats.   1) It Fell From the Sky, by...

In honour of Asian Heritage Month, May’s reading prompt is mystery or crime fiction by an Asian Canadian author. Just a warning that these books touch on difficult topics such as murder, death, and complicated family relationships.    1) The Conjoined, by Jen Sookfong Lee (Available on Audible Canada) Social worker Jessica Campbell is only...

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 16 at 11:59PM ET   The 2023 FOLD Kids Book Fest program is now open for submissions! Every year, FOLD Kids Book Fest publishes a unique festival program which includes the festival schedule and writing from young authors ages 6 – 14 across Canada. In 2023, we are pleased to accept submissions...

By Toni Duval This month we are highlighting books that are either a collection of poetry or stories written in verse. Poetry invites the author to explore large and complicated ideas in only a few words or lines. While these books may use a common format, they address a wide range of themes: history, resilience,...

1) Another Nirvana, by Archna Sahni These poems explore the meaning of home and belonging and a search for transcendence through love and art. They reflect on what it means to live between cultures and continents, question traditional female roles, ponder over the role of art in life. The poet’s search for home leads her...

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