About Me


Lindsey Rivait is a freelance writer and editor from Windsor, ON with over a decade of experience in the writing, editing, and publishing fields. She specializes in arts and business writing, grant writing, newsletters and mailing lists, press releases, press kits, and more. When she isn't busy with all that, she's plugging away at her first novel.

Her work has appeared in Windsor Business, The Lance, Our Homes Windsor & Essex County, Word on Windsor, In Business, The LaSalle Post, WAMM, Nails HQ Magazine, Zap Fort Myer’s Source Magazine, ROOM Magazine, The Executive Magazine, Generation Magazine, Windsor Salt, Quills, The Antigonish Review, and in poetry anthologies from The Canadian Authors Association Niagara Branch, Polar Express Publishing, Cranberry Tree Press, and Black Moss Press. Her work for the Lance has been reprinted in dozens of newspapers across Canada as well as included in the Gale/Cengage Learning Database "INFOTRAC" in Dallas, TX.

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Upcoming Windsor-area Writing & Literacy Events!

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Although it’s still a bit of a ways off, I decided I’d do up a quick post about some writing workshops and upcoming events for my readers in the Windsor-area. First up is the Fourth Annual Windsor Reads Week, from September 26-30 and October 22, where notable Windsorites will be reading from the Scotiabank Giller […]

Handmade campaign: books without batteries

Saturday, August 20th, 2011

One of the major issues in the publishing/literary world that I find most fascinating is the argument for and against e-readers. For those of you that have been reading my blog for a while, you know that I work best when I can get my hands dirty and go through paper copies of my writing […]

Freedom to Read Week sheds light on banned and challenged books

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Just did up an article about Freedom to Read Week for a website I write for, Word on Windsor: Being able to make a choice about what we can read is a right many Canadians take for granted. Each year, Freedom to Read Week (Feb. 20-26), presented by the Freedom of Expression Committee, reminds us […]

Day Without Art

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

December 1 marks the Day Without Art, an international day of observance which focuses attention on the profound impact AIDS has had on artists and the world arts community. I wrote an article about it last week, you can read it here. You can also read more about Day Without Art on Artcite’s website.

Cut and paste: zines, ezines, and zine culture

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

Wow, two posts in one day? Since the They Might Be Giants article wasn’t exactly writing-related, here’s one I wrote on zines. Enjoy! Cut and paste: zines, ezines, and zine culture Lindsey Rivait Lance Arts Writer Zines have been around in various forms since the invention of the printing press in the 1400s. People have […]

Here comes They Might Be Giants

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

I don’t normally like to do this, but I’ll make an exception this time around. I got to interview one of my favourite bands last week, They Might Be Giants. The article is in this week’s edition of The Lance. It was really cool to talk to John Linnell, he was really friendly! Here comes […]

Celebrate your freedom to read

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

I have lots of good news to post about, but first I wanted to post this article I wrote about Freedom to Read Week for The Lance. It was also picked up on the Canadian University Press wire, so that’s always exciting. Let’s say you couldn’t read your favourite book because someone didn’t agree with […]

Book Vs. Movie

Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

I workshopped a story loosely based on my uncle last year, shortly after the movie “The Prestige” came out. Most of the feedback I received from the class asked me if I had seen this movie or if I was trying to rip it off. I was doing neither, but was curious about this movie. […]