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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. …

Lansdowne Poetry Series: Diehl, Doiron and Ryan

AQUA BOOKS LANSDOWNE PRIZE FOR POETRY SERIES: Charlene Diehl with Stacy Doiron and Kerry Ryan

Wednesday, March 9, 7 pm, Aqua Books (274 Garry Street, between Graham and Portage)

The Writers’ Collective partners with Aqua books to present the Aqua Books Lansdowne Prize for Poetry Series, celebrating the best in Manitoba poetry. The Aqua Lansdowne is Manitoba’s largest poetry prize.
Stacy Doiron is a poet, avid cyclist, kung fu artist, and editor whose poems have been published in Contemporary Verse 2. She recently participated in

Collective Update!!!


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 …

Collective Update!


The Writers’ Collective is looking for a Program Coordinator.

The Program Coordinator is primarily responsible for member and partner relations and organizing and administering Collective programs and events. Applicants must be dedicated, reliable, community minded, able to work independently and with different groups of people.  Experience in preparing grant applications is an asset, as is experience with the local writing and publishing community.  Should have multi-tasking skills, excellent communication (both written and verbal) and networking skills. Must have facility with various computer programs including …

The Human Library

This is such a neat idea!!!

“Take part in Winnipeg’s first Human Library! In a Human Library, people become the ‘books’ and are ‘borrowed’ for short conversations. The Human Books come from all backgrounds and ways of life, but they all have one thing in common: for different reasons they are often subjected to stereotyping or prejudice. Readers are everyone and anyone, especially you! The Human Library creates a new way to connect with each other: one Book, one Reader, one conversation at a time.…

A Poetry Event: Moeller, Elrick & Foster

Come for Mondo! Stay for More Poetry!!!!

Tuesday, February 15 · 8:00pm – 10:30pm

@ Aqua Books, 274 Garry Street

Featuring Michelle Elrick reading from To Speak, Vanessa Moeller reading from Our Extraordinary Monsters and The German Dad Letters (with Germanic accompaniment from Maurice Mierau), and Clarise Foster reading from The Way Boys Sometimes Are.

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Michelle Elrick grew up on a mountain overlooking the Fraser Valley in British Columbia. She now lives in Winnipeg and writes in a small room overlooking the

Michael Van Rooy likes to pretend he knows EVERYTHING a.k.a. The Weekly Update…

November 12, 2010 Weekly Writers Collective Update:


Aqua Landsdowne Series Reading – in partnership with Aqua Books and the Writers’ Collective – featuring Slam poet Skip Stone, with Aaron Simm and Nereo II

Date: November 25, Thursday

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Aqua Books, 274 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 1H3, Phone: 204-943-7555.

Event: Aqua Landsdowne Series Reading

Cost: Free!

The Aqua Lansdowne is Manitoba’s largest poetry prize. Based around the award and hosted in conjunction with the Writer’s Collective, this series celebrates the

Weekly Update, again!!!





Saturday, October 16, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, Cost: $15.00 for Writers’ Collective members, $30.00 for non-members.

click here for the info, or contact  or call (204) 786-9468.



DEADLINE NOVEMBER 8TH – click here for more deets….

The challenge this year is to write a non-fiction story based on the theme “Welcome to hard times . . .”