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, April 8, 2018

The annual celebration of writing in

​Northwestern Ontario

May 4-5, 2018

Join local and regional writers for two days of events highlighting writing and exploring the art of the craft. This year's guest facilitator is Angie Abdou, author of five novels including the Canada Reads finalist The Bone Cage. On Friday May 4th, Angie will read from her latest novel In Case I Go and answer questions about the novel and her writing.  On Saturday, she will facilitate a workshop on how to "Hook and Hold your Reader." The celebration culminates with the gala dinner where the winners of the annual NOWW Writing Contest will be announced and the Khouhi and Phillips awards will be presented.

More information and registration here.

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