The Magical Realism of Life of Pi

The Magical Realism of Life of Pi
Review by Margie Taylor

Thursday, March 10, 2016

A Heads Up from Northwestern Ontario Writers' Workshop

Hello Joan!
I hope everyone has been enjoying our lovely spring weather (I certainly love seeing the snow banks melt). We have quite a few events coming up so please be sure to read through to the end and mark your calendars!
1) Reading:
Tuesday, March 15th: "A Playful Evening" 
7pm Brodie St. Library, Fireside Room
Come out and hear a selection of 10x10 play readings as well as open mic poetry

http://www.nowwwriters.ca/readings.html

2) Write NOWW: Web Compositions
Friday, March 18th
7pm CommuniTea and Coffee
108 Frederica St. E

Please join us for conversations with three local web writers. Find out what drives and motivates their writing and how they got started writing in an online medium.
Guest panelists include:
3) 18th Annual NOWW Writing Contest
Submission Deadline: Saturday, March 19th, midnight
Please be sure to get your entries in for our 18th Annual Writing Contest. All information can be found on our website: http://www.nowwwriters.ca/18th-annual-noww-writing-contest.html
You can also find out more about our judges here: http://www.nowwwriters.ca/18th-annual-noww-writing-contest-judges.html
4) Joan Thomas Workshop
The Joan Thomas Workshop taking place on April 2nd at Mary J.L. Black Library is now full. There is a wait list set up if you missed your chance to register. If you have registered and realize you cannot attend, please contact me as soon as possible.
You can register for the wait list here: http://www.nowwwriters.ca/workshops.html
5) April Reading: A Novel Experience
Tuesday, April 19th, 7pm
Brodie St. Library, Fireside Room
We are still looking for readers so if you are a novelist or would like to be and have a work ready to read please let me know!
6) Literary Awards Party Tickets
Saturday, May 7th, 2016
Please be sure to get your tickets for our Literary Awards Party with guest speaker Michael Christie.
7) Michael Christie Workshop
Saturday, May 7th, 2016
Mary J.L. Black Library, 10am-2pm
Space is filling up fast for Michael Christie's workshop. Be sure to register to secure your space!
8) BLOG WRITERS!! 
We are looking for more blog content and would love to get more from our members! If you have a book or film review (that was based on a book), an idea for a post (your method, what keeps you motivated, your love of stationary/notebooks, how you got started, what you do when you're stuck... anything!) please send me an email :) We would love to hear from you!
Also, if you have a publication coming out and want to promote it, PLEASE email me - I can get up on on social media as well as to the members. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me!
Have a wonderful evening,
Meagan

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