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

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Where do you get your ideas? How do I find an editor? What is the difference between indie and traditional publishing?

Ready to answer your questions about writing at this free event are: Marion Agnew, Ma-Nee Chacaby, H. Leighton Dickson, Michelle Krys, Jordan Lehto and Jean E. Pendziwol.
 Their writing ranges from children’s books to young adult fiction, autobiography to fantasy, adult fiction to playwriting.

Six authors. Three hours. Twenty- minute conversations. You can sign up ahead of time for a private 20-minute session with one or more of the writers by calling the library at 684-6816. Some time slots will be kept open for walk-ins.

Waverley Resource Library, February 24, 1 pm to 4 pm.

For more information and bios of these six local authors visit the NOWW website at


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