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Books  and  Biscotti

Books and Biscotti - June 2022
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2020 - Virtual Books and Biscotti-September Stories

Licia Canton has published twelve books, including The Pink House and Other Stories (2018)

and Almond Wine and Fertility (2008; 2018), published in Italy as 

Vino alla mandorla e fertilità (2015). Her writing has been anthologized

internationally in English, French, Chinese, Italian and Venetian dialect. 

She is the founding editor-in-chief of Accenti Magazine,where she organizes

the annual writing contest and “Capture an Italian Moment” photo competition.

At Accenti, she also manages a student internship program with Bishop’s University. 

A past-president of the Association of Italian Canadian Writers, she is a mentor

for emerging writers and editors and a writer-for-hire via the Quebec Writers' Federation. 

Licia Canton was Visiting Professor and Writer-in-Residence at the University of Calabria in 2019.

She received the Premio Italia nel Mondo in 2018. She holds a Ph.D. from Université de Montréal.


This Zoom event is funded by the Canada Council for the Arts and The Writers' Union of Canada (TWUC).

With thanks to AICW, Accenti, Longbridge Books.


Licia Canton, Ph.D.


Founding Editor-in-Chief, Accenti Magazine

Premio Italia nel Mondo 2018


Trina Costantini-Powell

President, National Congress of Italian Canadians(National Capital District)

Presidente, Congresso Nazionale degli Italo Canadesi(Distretto della Capitale Nazionale)

1026 Baseline Road, Ottawa, Ontario K2C0A6


613-526-4315   613-816-4315

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