Member Announcements

Members' Activity

Register now for my summer session blue pencil and fiction mentorships (May to August). Online, one-on-one. Also booking developmental edits for later in the year. For details, please go to my website: More

Members' Activity

Last year, I saw advertised The Ontario Poetry Society’s “Spring Peepers” contest. What a cute name, I thought, as images of first crocuses tipping up through the soil came to mind. I had few poems to enter relating to flowers or other signs of the earth reawakening, but thought I would give a try... More

Workshop (Virtual Event)

Looking for a way to get students buzzing about books and headed to the library?With a focus on easy-to-read fiction. Fast Fun Reads will send even the most reluctant readers into the library, looking for the stories that will bring them back for more.   We are presenting live virtual event on... More

New Publication

As I am sure with other TWUC members and their recent endeavours, COVID-19 has wrought havoc with launch plans to celebrate the publication of a new 4th edition of my memoir of Guatemala, "A Beauty That Hurts." This notice is to let TWUC members know that the book is now available from Between the... More

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I've been creating poetry films combining spoken word, images and music. As If can be viewed here: Poem "Skin" is one of fifteen poems chosen by the League of Canadian Poets for their 2021 Poem in Your Pocket Day Brochure.  More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

Please join Katherine Koller and Rona Altrows on Thursday, April 15 at 7 pm for a free online reading on the theme, "Critical Moments." Katherine will read from her short story "Skunked" and Rona will read from her book of letters, At This Juncture. Each writer will read for 15 minutes and then... More

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Jim is retiring after 23 wonderful years as a civil trial counsel at the Ministry of the Attorney General. Maybe now he'll get that novel done! More

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My new website is up:   My Easter book for children, Easter Morning, Easter Sun, has been released: (video)   Pajama Press:   Video:    Free and downloadable... More

Literary Reading or Event

How exciting is this: a live literary event with people in attendance. That's what's in the works for Chester, NS, this coming July. And not one but three NS authors to present. More

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A new film, released in February by McIntrye Media and Canadian Geographic, puts the east coast cod fishery collapse back in the spotlight, nearly three decades later. Funded by the Canada Council for the Arts, the animated short film called "Last Fish, First Boat" recounts the 1992 cod moratorium... More