Congratuations to the winners!
Winnipeg Free Press/Writers’ Collective
Short Fiction and Marie Barton Postcard Contests
- She Was Waterton
by Corina Liepert
- The Race
by Adriano Magnifico
- Fireside Ramblings
by Alex Kapkey
SENIOR STUDENT WINNERS
First Place - Christmas by Peter Heinrichs
Second Place - Montague Boy by Yeseul Kim
Third Place - Let the Rain Fall by Taylor Stoesz
Hon. Mention - The Killer Inside Me by Katelyn Cabral
JUNIOR STUDENT WINNERS
happy evening everyone – i wanted to post some more new, great work from our wonderful members.
here are two poems by Brenda Sciberras. Enjoy!
100 minutes with an author
We are like magpies, preying
on every clever word uttered from her lips.
Pen in hand scribbling notes,
writing every syl-la-ble, believing
she has the answers, an antidote,
a cure for writers’ block.
She will feed us confidence,
validate our thirst for knowledge
on how the craft is done. Spark
an epiphany, …
Introducing our new Programming Coordinator, Karen!
I’d like to introduce myself
Hi everyone! I’m Karen Emilson, the new Programming Coordinator with the Writers’ Collective of Manitoba
As many of you already know, our former Coordinator, Michael Van Rooy, passed away suddenly on January 27, 2011. Michael’s death left a huge hole in the writing community and here at the Writers’ Collective. We are just now beginning to pick up the pieces and appreciate your patience during this difficult time. Your Board has worked diligently …
MICHAEL VAN ROOY: THE WRITER, Thursday, March 3, 7 pm, Prairie Ink Restaurant at McNally Robinson Grant Park
McNally Robinson Booksellers, Turnstone Press, and the THIN AIR Winnipeg International Writers Festival present Michael Van Rooy: The Writer.
This celebration of Michael’s literary contributions to the Winnipeg writing community will take place on Thursday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the Prairie Ink Restaurant, McNally Robinson Grant Park. The event is presented in association with CBC Manitoba. Featured speakers include THIN AIR’s Charlene …
Merry Friday everyone! and for those of you who celebrate – merry christmas eve!!!
December 24, 2010 WRITERS’ COLLECTIVE UPDATE
The Writers’ Collective Office Will Be Closed for the Holidays from Thursday, December 23, 2010 and will Reopen on Tuesday, January 4, 2011!
HOWEVER . . . I will still be checking emails and phone messages . . . Happy Holidays Everyone and Joyeux Noel!
Desktop Publisher Needed – Build Your Portfolio!
The Writers’ Collective needs a desktop publishing whiz to …
i think writerliness should be the next big popular word…..
WRITERS COLLECTIVE NEWS WITH MICHEAL VAN ROOY:
Emerging Writer Workshop Series: Copy Editing with David Jón Fuller
Date: January 8, 2011, Saturday
Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Aqua Books, 274 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 1H3, Phone: 204-943-7555.
Event: Emerging Writer Workshop Series: Copy Editing with David Jón Fuller
Cost: $30 or $100 for all four workshops (MEA members pay $25), contact or 943-7555 to register.
Whether you’re working on a …
December 7, 2010 WRITERS’ COLLECTIVE UPDATE
*WRITERS’ COLLECTIVE ANNOUNCEMENTS
*WRITERS’ COLLECTIVE MEMBER NEWS
*PROGRAMS AROUND AND ABOUT
*OPPORTUNITIES AND SUBMISSIONS
*SOURCES AND RESOURCES
*NEWS RANDOM AND OTHERWISE
*QUOTE OF THE WEEK
And the Winners of the 2010 Winnipeg Free Press/Writers` Collective Non-Fiction and Poetry Contests are . . .
First Place – Epitaph for El Toro’s by Rachel DeGagne, $500.00 and a year’s membership to the Writers’ Collective.
Second Place – Down to the Willows by William Backman, $300.00 and a …
ok so i am so busy with school! to think about anything besides school! so my apologies about the lack of blog but you know, school! lucky for you i know lots of cool peeps who write good so while i am busy with school! you can get a break from me and read these other guys… and now if you’ll excuse me i must get back to school!
please welcome local writer Tyler Audet (insert applause sound here) who wrote this wonderful yarn and …
A guest poet tonight, the young Miss SARAH STELMACK, age 11!!! These are fantastic. Thanks so much Sarah!!
Enjoy all! And stay warm!!
The gentle lap of the waves on my toes soothes me.
The air’s breath caresses my hair in its warmth.
A leaf falls next to my face in my bed of soft sand.
I feel warm and loved as I lie on the beach, alone, the sun on my face.
I sigh with happiness as the wind and the water …