Giller Short List

Giller Short List
French Exit by Patrick deWitt, Songs for the Cold of Heart by Eric Dupont, Washington Black by Esi Edugyan,Motherhood by Sheila Heti and An Ocean of Minutes by Thea Lim

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

Deadline: Wednesday 31st October 2018

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Readings at Mary J. Black Library, October 19, 2017

Holly Haggarty read two poems in memory of her father who died recently. The poems are "Encircled by Him," and " Case History of John." Very moving and beautiful poetry.

Roy Blomstrom read an excerpt from his novel Silences which takes place during the Finnish Civil War of 1918 and in the Lakehead in 1955.

Charles Campbell, treasurer of the Northwestern Ontario Writers Workshop (NOWW) shows off the NOWW magazines and its latest publication Twenty Years on Snowshoes.

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