Entry Deadline Has Been Extended to: Midnight Sunday, November 15th
Non-Fiction 1st Place: $500.00
Non-Fiction 2nd Place: $300.00
Non-Fiction 3rd Place: $100.00
Poetry 1st Place: $150.00
Poetry 2nd Place: $100.00
Poetry 3rd Place: $50.00
All winning Non-Fiction entries will be published in the Winnipeg Free Press
All winning entries and honourable mentions will also receive a one-year Writers’ Collective membership.
Writers’ Collective Members – $10.00
Evaluations: $50.00 Non-Fiction, $25.00 Poetry
- Email is preferred. However, if you must mail in
The Winnipeg Free Press and the Writers’ Collective of Manitoba are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 non-fiction and poetry contest
1st place $500: Adriano Magnifico for “The Flexed Arm Hang”
2nd place $300: Conni Cartlidge for “A Wind of Change”
3rd place $100: Eleanor Penner for “On the Move Again”
Honourable Mentions: Lawrence M. Pinsker for “The Angel of Loss”
Judy Millar for “Lumpenboob”
1st place $150: Kelly Nickie for “Chip Crumbs”
Come out and Celebrate Writing!
Hosted by the Writers Collective Board of Directors, the 2014 Spring Short Fiction and Postcard Fiction Awards Gala will be held Wednesday, June 25th at 7pm in the Carol Shields Auditorium at the Millennium Library.
Say tuned – winners will be announced soon.…
There’s still time to get in your Short Fiction (for adults and students) and Marie Barton Postcard Fiction!
The entry deadline is SUNDAY MAY 3, 2015 at MIDNIGHT
Adult: 1st place $200; 2nd place $150; 3rd place $100.
Senior student: 1st place $150; 2nd place $100; 3rd place $50.
Junior student: 1st place $150; 2nd place $100; 3rd place $50.
+ one Human Spirit Award, $100 (from both Student categories)
Marie Barton Postcard
I know you were all excitedly awaiting this second batch! If you’re like me, you love the biographies, so here’s more to satisfy your craving
Inside Publishing is happening Saturday April 12, 2014, 11am – 3:30pm, Carol Shields Auditorium, Millennium Library, 251 Donald Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
All Sessions Moderated by Joanne Kelly
After a short lunch break to feed those who are staying all day, the fun resumes with Poetry: 1:30 pm featuring, Kristian Enright.
Winner of both the 2013 John Hirsch …
As promised, here are the beautiful biographies of our sensational authors and publishers speaking at this year’s Inside Publishing!
IP happens Saturday April 12, 2014, 11am – 3:30pm, Carol Shields Auditorium, Millennium Library, 251 Donald Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
All Sessions Moderated by the wonderful Joanne Kelly!
The morning will start with Graphic Novels: 11 am, featuring David Alexander Robertson
David is a Swampy Cree, is a bestselling graphic novelist and writer. He focuses on educating youth about indigenous history and contemporary …
Hello there writerlies,
Good news and Bad news for you today.
The Bad news is Anita is not able to make it tomorrow. She’s a bit under the weather after her eye surgery this week and won’t be able to make it out for tomorrow’s Inside Publishing. We’re sorry to miss out, but do wish her a speedy recovery!
The Good news is Deborah Froese, another up and coming Peanut Butter Press author is all set to go.
Deborah Froese is …
One of the most important tasks of our Annual General Meeting on May 12 is to elect the Board of Directors for the coming year.
Board members, all volunteers, play an active role in the development and operations of The Writers’ Collective. The Board guides the work and development of The Writers’ Collective, including making decisions about programming and finances. This year, six individuals are nominated to the Board. We have four continuing Board members and two new members to add to our team!
Offered in partnership with the Winnipeg Public Library, Inside Publishing is the free and open-to-all “glimpse behind the curtain” of the book industry. In four jam-packed 50-minute sessions you’ll get the inside scoop from the authors, editors, and publishers of four different books. We’ll look at various genres, hear about habits, processes, what really fires an editor’s rockets, and a whole lot more.
* Moderated by Joanne Kelly *
Millennium Library, Carol Shields Auditorium
, 251 Donald Avenue in downtown Winnipeg
The Writers’ Collective of Manitoba is seeking qualified consultants to provide the following services:
- Brand development, including logo and positioning statement (tagline)
- Website update to allow us to take our publication, Collective Consciousness, from a print to an online format; as well as ongoing website hosting and support
Bidders may submit a proposal for one or both of parts (1) and (2) above.
Download the RFP document.