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Amnesty members writing to free Canadian citizen
Niagara Advance
The letter-writing event began with an inspiring talk by Wilf Ruland, the Canadian coordinator in charge of the case of Huseyin Celil, a Burlington man who has been unfairly jailed in China since 2006. Ruland describes Huseyin Celil's story as one that ...


The New Yorker

Too Different and Too Familiar: The Challenge of French-Canadian Literature
The New Yorker
In the prologue to his now-iconic ?Two Solitudes,? Hugh MacLennan professed to have written ?a novel of Canada.? The book was published in 1945, and one can imagine the patriotic enthusiasm that the comment may have sparked among readers hungry ...


How writing has benefited me as an IT professional
IT World Canada (blog)
On celebrating my third month of blogging, I would like to share with you what beginning to write has done for me so far. If you're in IT and are on the fence about writing, you may want to check out these benefits. Writing taught me to take notes, to ...



Essays on Canadian Writing was established in 1974 as a scholarly journal of criticism and review devoted to the study of Canadian literature. We are receptive to all critical approaches and to all theoretical modes of inquiry. Submissions are welcome in English and French.

The ideal ECW essay focuses on a problem or an issue of interest to people involved in the reading of Canadian writing, and does so in a style that is engaging and direct. Our aim is to publish original, challenging, and factually accurate research on all periods and genres of Canadian writing. ECW encourages the publication of detailed review essays of new books by and about Canadian writers or about theoretical issues connected with the study and appreciation of Canadian Literature. The journal also supports the publication of interviews and bibliographies devoted to Canadian literary topics. Essays of any length will be considered.

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