When: Sun, January 26/2014 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Millennium Library
Join us, won’t you? Sometimes it just sounds different aloud. The Winnipeg Public Library and the Writers’ Collective of Manitoba invite new and established writers to try out their works by reading them aloud in a supportive environment. To get your (approximately three-minute) reading on the list, email the office at .…
Next event: Sunday, April 28, 1:30 to 3:30
Where: Millennium Library
Writers are signing up! Will you join us? Sometimes it just sounds different aloud. The Winnipeg Public Library and the Writers’ Collective of Manitoba invite new and established writers to try out their works by reading them aloud in a supportive environment. To get your (approximately three-minute) reading on the list, email Anita at . Writers’ Collective members get first dibs.
You don’t need to be polished or professional, you need not have …
May 4, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Millennium Library, Carol Shields Auditorium
Offered in partnership with the Winnipeg Public Library, Inside Publishing is the inside scoop from writers, editors and publishers, a “glimpse behind the curtain” into the world of writing and publishing in four 50-minute sessions. We’ll look at various genres, hear about habits, processes, favourite Slurpee flavours, what really fires an editor’s rockets and a whole lot more.
- Chadwick Ginther and Jamis Paulson (Turnstone Press)
- Méira Cook and Maurice Mierau
The next Speaking Crow is March 5th at the Winnipeg Free Press News Cafe, 237 McDermot Avenue, 7 p.m. featuring Steve Locke and Steve Currie.
Speaking Crow, Winnipeg’s longest running poetry series, is a program of the Writers Collective of Manitoba, supported by the Manitoba Arts Council, and hosted by the always charming Bruce Symaka. It takes place (usually) the first Tuesday of each month and showcases one featured poet, followed by an open mic (three minutes each).
Visit Speaking Crow on Facebook.…
Come share your writing – in any genre – with The Writers’ Collective and Millennium Library!
Library Out Loud is an all-genres open mic event, usually the last Sunday of the month. Our second Library Out Loud will take place March 24, from 1:30 to 3:30 pm.
You don’t need to be polished or professional, you need not have been published (though it is okay if you have been). You need only be willing to say your words, ones you have written, OUT LOUD, rather …
The Writers’ Collective needs your help! We want to know a bit about your relationship with the Collective – which programs and services you use the most, what you want from the Collective, what your writing goals are and how we can serve you better.
Please take a few minutes (about 15) to complete our survey. At the end, you can enter for a chance to win a free one-year membership or a free workshop by providing us with your name and contact information. …
Reposted from the Jane Day Reader (A blog by Ariel Gordon)
Readings and Creative Writing for Artist Mothers
with Amy Karlinsky and Ariel Gordon at MAWA
Dates: Monday, September 12, 6-9 pm; Sunday, October 23, 1-3 pm; Monday, November 21, 6-9 pm; and one date in January TBD
Registration deadline: Friday, September 9, 2011, at 4 pm
$30 for MAWA members. Email your intention to attend to [email protected] and put “Mothers” in the subject heading. If you are not already a member, please also …
Grant writing can be quite intimidating when you’re first starting out, which is why Creative Manitoba is having two seminars on grant writing.
Check em’ out!
Basic Grant Writing (Deadline to sign up is August 15th)
Advanced Grant Writing (Deadline to sign up is August 22nd)…
Creating Strong Characters
A Fiction Workshop with David Annandale
Thursday June 23, 2011
1:30 – 4:00 p.m
Buchwald Room, Millennium Library
Cost: $15 WC members, $30 non-members.
Contact or call 786-9468 to register.
David will discuss the importance of creating strong characters in this lecture / workshop and will expand upon his earlier talk. Feel free to bring along a sample of your work, but it is not a requirement. Please pre-register so that we know how many participants to expect