Member Announcements

Members' Activity

https://melpomeneswork.com/la-theatre-bites-interviews-edwin-wong-on-the-risk-theatre-model-of-tragedy/ Thank you to LA Theatre Bites founder Patrick Chavis for this wonderful opportunity to spread the word about risk theatre, a bold new 21st century model to interpret and create literature. Once... More

Members' Activity

Good day fellow TWUC members! I recently attended a book launch at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster, BC. I had the opportunity to take the open mic and recite a few of my favorite poems: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiA4kmOY9Oc. More

New Publication

Part memoir, part creative non-fiction, Fearless and Determined: Two Years Teaching in a One Room School, Blue Denim Press, Oct 2019, takes you back to life in rural Southern Ontario in the mid 1960's. With one year's training  at Toronto Teacher's College and no curriculum resources except a list... More

New Publication

Very pleased to announce that my latest novel, Thirty Shadow Birds, has been released by Inanna Publications. It took me long, hard years to write it. Click here for more information. More

New Publication

Michelle Elrick has teamed up with producer Michael Belyea under the moniker River of Diamonds to create "Photon Touch," a full-length studio album of poetry set to music. Accompanying this digital recording is Photon Touch: poems, a 24-page, artist-produced chapbook, deemed "excitingly innovative... More

Congratulations

J.A. Wainwright has won the 2019 Guernica Literary Prize for his unpublished manuscript This Cleaving and This Burning, which will be published by Guernica Editions in 2020. More

New Publication

After a great loss, it is understandable to withdraw from life for a time. That is how I felt after the death of my husband in February 2018. During long days to remember and reflect, while I was rereading our early love letters, some poems set me searching my computer for more linked to us. As a... More

Members' Activity

I'm delighted to announce that my play The Defence has won the 2019 Herman Voaden National Playwriting Contest. Along with the $15,000 award, the script received a professional three-day workshop at the Dan School of Music and Drama at Queen's University, followed by a staged reading at the... More

New Publication

Very pleased to announce the publication of The Marginal Ride Anthology that I co-edited with Tim Niedermann for Deux Voiliers Publishing. Contributors were Caroline Vu, Michael Mirolla, Ursula Pflug, Jerry Levy, Sang Kim, Geza Tatrallyay, Tim Niedermann and I. Click here for more information. More

Members' Activity

TWUC member Shelley A. Leedahl and Red Deer Press are pleased to announce that Leedahl's book, The Moon Watched it All (with illustrator Aino Anto) has won Gold in the All Ages Picture Book category of the Moonbeam Children's Book Awards. These awards identify the best annual children's books... More

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