RE:ACT Art & Community Together kicks off Calgary Project

Bob Stallworthy – Nose Hill, a photo by House of Blue Skies – RE:ACT Calgary Project on Flickr. Starting today, Blue Skies is delighted to showcase poems and artwork by Calgary writers – about Calgary. For the month of December we’re featuring work by some very special guests. We’re accepting submissions of poetry and visual […]

RE:ACT Art & Community Together – Call for Submissions!!

***CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS POETRY & VISUAL ART*** Calgary Poet Laureate Kris Demeanor, House of Blue Skies, the bestselling Alberta micro publisher, and RE:ACT Art & Community Together, are seeking submissions of poetry, as well as visual art, for the blueskiespoetry.ca forum A “best of” selection of the poetry and visual art chosen for the forum […]

The t-shirts are here! How you can get one and help us publish a new anthology too…

[photopress:tshirt_logo.jpg,full,alignleft] So, we got silly one night and created these t-shirts. We did a small market survey and yes, apparently, we are not the only ones who like the “keep calm and write poetry” philosophy. Requests came in, which meant we had to spend some time working on the best way to mass-produce the line. […]

Summer 2012 – News

[photopress:H_A_front_cover.jpg,thumb,alignleft]Well, it was an Olympian summer in more ways than one. We can now divulge that “Home and Away” almost went to the London Olympics, courtesy of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts. Our hopes were very high – but ultimately AFA made the decision NOT to schlep the anthologies overseas. It was an interesting […]

Congratulations to the winners!

Angela, Dymphny and Bob congratulate the winners of all of the categories of the Alberta Book Awards which were given out during a Gala dinner at the Writers Guild of Alberta Conference on June 9, 2012, in Calgary. There were 195 submissions spread over the 5 categories: Children’s Literature, Fiction, Nonfiction, Drama, and Poetry. Awarded […]