Writing Guild Call for a New Member

Wanted: one new member for the Thunder Bay Writers Guild. The Guild is a well-established writing group of 12 members who meet monthly to critique each other’s work and to support and encourage each other in the writing process.

Requirements: to be actively writing and able to produce a polished piece of work (fiction or non-fiction, not poetry) to be critiqued every few months. Able to attend meetings at the college on the 2nd Monday of each month.

Interested? Please send 2 pieces of your work (fiction or non-fiction—between 1,500 - 3,000 words, no poetry) to Jack Shedden at no5rdnorth@gmail.com

Deadline: Wednesday 31st October 2018

Great Opportunity for Writers

Great Opportunity for Writers
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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

At last! Launch of Dave Belrose's Memoir. Answering a Different Call. My (Queer) Thunder Bay Life


Launch: September 14. Waverley Library. 7 pm.

I heard about this book last winter and at last, here it is. Dave writes:The development of gay and HIV/AIDS community work in Thunder Bay is part of a social history that needs to be remembered. Having been part of the process, my hope is that this autobiographical memoir will be a contribution to that history.”  Introduction


 “With a life that has explored the integration of sexuality and spirituality, David Belrose shares his experience as a seeker and activist in his home community of Thunder Bay. This book offers a personal look at aspects of social history of the city, with a particular focus on the evolution of the LGBT community and the impact of AIDS. Military experience, travel, gay organizing, HIV/AIDS advocacy, theatre, Buddhist meditation, and Unitarian Universalist community combine in a unique look at a personal journey through life.” From the cover.

Come out to hear excerpts from the book, buy (cash or cheque only) and/or get books signed, enjoy refreshments, and talk with the author. 

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