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Writing Contest Results Announced: Unfamiliar Place

The Winnipeg Free Press and the Writers’ Collective of Manitoba are pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 non-fiction and poetry writing contests. Entrants followed the theme: “An Unfamiliar Place.”

“One of the most important aspects of writing is its ability to take us to an unfamiliar place and help us experience and understand it,” said Writers’ Collective board president Hilary Friesen. “It’s clear from our judges’ commentary that all our winners, in both nonfiction and poetry, achieved this goal. Bringing new voices and …

Congratulations to winners and honourable mentions in our first annual Horse Country magazine writing contest!

Horse Country Editor Linda Hazelwood said, “It was a joy to read the stories that came in. The judges were moved—both to tears and laughter—with the entries, and everyone deserves kudos for their effort.”

Teen Selections
First Place (cash prize $75): Rhythm n Rhyme by Jennifer Hammond
Honourable Mention: Total Eclipse by Kayla Morgan McLachlan

Adult Selections
First Place (cash prize $125): The Life in my Horse by Dawn Vandersteen
Honourable Mention: Buddy by Elizabeth Sims
Honourable Mention: Strong Man Kaleb by Haille Emms

All …

A new writing contest–we’re not just horsing around!

Deadline for entries is August 30, 2013.

Is there a horse in your life? The Writers’ Collective of Manitoba is pleased to offer this new nonfiction writing contest for adult and teen writers in partnership with Horse Country magazine.

 

Adults: The Life in my Horse

In 1250 words or less, tell us about your life with your horse, the life in your horse. What makes your time together so special?

Prize: 1st place, $125 plus publication in Horse Country magazine, a 1-year subscription to …

Contest Details Coming Soon!

The Winnipeg Free Press/Writers Collective Non-Fiction and Poetry Contests have been announced and more details will be coming soon! The contest entry form and full contest rules will be posted this week. If you would like to receive the contest entry form, please leave your email address in comments or email [email protected]

Announcing our 2011 Non-fiction & poetry contest!

Fall Non Fiction Poster
2011 NEW Non-Fiction & Poetry Entry Forms

xxx ndn book launch

wed, jun 29 @ 8pm – come on down to the Windsor Hotel (187 Garry Street, Winnipeg) and watch the Aboriginal Writers Collective launch its new collection of poetry and prose - xxx ndn: love and lust in ndn country… and yes, it’s rather erotic shhhhhhh

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have a one night stand with the Aboriginal Writers Collective of Manitoba! (duncan made me put that in) 

we are launching our new book xxx ndn. the book features poetry and prose from the awcm and friends

xxx ndn book launch

tomorrow nite! wed, jun 29 @ 8pm – come on down to the Windsor Hotel (187 Garry Street, Winnipeg) and watch the Aboriginal Writers Collective launch its new collection of poetry and prose – xxx ndn: love and lust in ndn country… and yes, it’s rather erotic shhhhhhh

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have a one night stand with the Aboriginal Writers Collective of Manitoba! (duncan made me put that in)

we are launching our new book xxx ndn. the book features poetry and prose from the awcm

Culture on Every Corner

there is always something to do in Winnipeg….http://www.cultureoneverycorner.ca/

 

support the arts! get out there! support your arse off!

also check em on twitter and facebook: just search “Culture on Every Corner”

 

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canadianbookshelf.com…

the future is NOW -

 

New Online Book Community Hosts Largest Collection of Canadian Books Ever Assembled

 

check it – http://canadianbookshelf.com/

 

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Call for Submissions for a Book on Gems of Advice

An exciting opportunity from the folks at Dropped Threads!

 

Re: Call for Submissions for a Book on Gems of Advice

 

We are a creative team currently putting together a collection of short narratives—from 300-500 words per piece—on the topic of memorable words of advice and invite you to send in a submission. Tell us about some counsel you’ve given, heard about or received by word or example that has made a significant difference in your life, or in the life of another advice …