Drew Hayden Taylor

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Take Pen in Hand

Call for Nominations
Nominations are now open for the 2012 Literary Awards: the Elizabeth Kouhi Award for outstanding contributions to the literature of Northwestern Ontario; and for the Sheila Burnford Builders Award, which can be awarded to an individual or an organization. Please send a one-page letter stating the category, the name of your nominee, and why you believe your nominee is deserving of this recognition to admin@nowwwriters.org by April 1, 2012.
 
Nominees need not be members of NOWW. The awards will be made at NOWW’s Literary Awards Party, May 12, 2012.
 
Past winners of the Elizabeth Kouhi awards are: Elizabeth Kouhi, Elinor Barr, Charles Wilkins, Thunder Bay Writers Guild, Rosalind Maki, Penny Petrone, Mary Frost, Jean E. Pendziwol, Dorothy Colby, Hazel Fulford, Joan Skelton, and Bill MacDonald. Past winners of the Sheila Burnford Builders Award are: Thunder Bay Public Library, Sleeping Giant Writers Festival, Barb Matousek and Wendy MacDonald of the Sioux Lookout Literacy Committee.
 
In both cases, the award will not be made if, in the opinion of the Awards Committee, there is no suitable candidate.

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