Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Happy January!

Last night, three of us braved the cold temperatures and met at Symposium Restaurant for our monthly dinner meeting. Patricia Anderson, My Linh Huynh, and I discussed the latest books, movies and our respective writing journeys. We left inspired to continue writing.

Upcoming Events and Contests

On Wednesday, January 11th, Alison Pick will read and discuss her books at the main branch of the Guelph Public Library. This event, sponsored by The Friends of GPL, will start at 7:00 p.m.

The deadline for the CBC Writing Contest is Wednesday, February 1st. The First Prize winner will receive $6,000, courtesy of the Canada Council for the Arts, and the 4 runners-up will each receive $1,000, courtesy of the Canada Council for the Arts. Submissions to the Creative Nonfiction prizes must be between 1,200 and 1,500 words.

Written by Joanne Guidoccio

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