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 no5rdnorth@gmail.com

Deadline: Wednesday 31st October 2018

Sunday, May 6, 2018

2018 NOWW Writing Contest Winners List
Poetry
Judge: Mr. George Elliott Clarke
·       1st
o   Name of Winner: Holly Haggarty
o   Title: Poems from the Season of Paradise
·       2nd
o   Name of Winner: Siobhan Farrell
o   Title: Snow on Cedars
·       3rd
o   Name of Winner: Shannon Anderson
o   Title: Angry Young Woman

Short Fiction
Judge: Ms. Heather O’Neill
·       1st
o   Name of Winner: Kirsti Salmi
o   Title: Fifty Fifty
·       2nd
o   Name of Winner: Doug Diaczuk
o   Title: I want to tell you about Danny
·       3rd
o   Name of Winner: Jacob McEachern
o   Title: The Meat King


Historical Fiction
Judge: Mr. Ross King
·       1st
o   Name of Winner: Doug Diaczuk
o   Title: The Snap of a Bird’s Wings
·       2nd
o   Name of Winner: Jane Crossman
o   Title: Golden Lotus

·       3rd                o  Name of Winner: Joan M. Baril

o   Title: The Northern Lights


Creative Nonfiction
 Judge: Ms. Helen Humphreys
·       1st
o   Name of Winner: Brenda Fisk
o   Title: The Right Thing
·       2nd
o   Name of Winner: Susan Rogers
o   Title: The Locker Room
·       3rd
o   Name of Winner: Sue Blott
o   Title: The Penpal: A Memoir


Bill MacDonald Prize for Prose (Nonfiction)
Judge: Mr. Michael Christie
·       1st
o   Name of Winner: Joan M. Baril
o   Title: Currents
·       2nd
o   Name of Winner: E. B. Page
o   Title: Morning Musings on a Road Well Travelled
·       3rd
o   Name of Winner: Michael Ward
o   Title: Where the Highway Ends 

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