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Shoshana Wasser

Associate Director of Public Affairs and Communications
Toll-free in Ontario: 1-800-387-0058

Online information session for Northern writers, storytellers and poets

July 26, 2022

Are you a Northern Ontario-based writer, storyteller or spoken word artist interested in funding to support your practice?

Participate in a free online information session about Ontario Arts Council (OAC) grants for literature.


Tuesday, August 9, 2022
6 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. CST

Register here to receive a Zoom link.


Please contact aforslund@arts.on.ca by Tuesday, August 2, if you have any accessibility requirements.


Literature Officer, Jack Illingworth, Northern Arts Representative, Alana Forslund and author, Shawna Partridge will discuss information including:

  • eligibility;
  • application process and requirements;
  • importance of support material;
  • peer assessment and the decision-making process; and
  • impact of funding.


OAC’s literary programs include:


This session will be offered in English.


If you would like to speak about funding programs available in French, please contact Barbara Gilbert at bgilbert@arts.on.ca or 1-800-387-0058.