Penny-Anne was the first person to comment on my 'Today's Truths' post about mentors! Here is her comment: Thank you Vanessa, for the kind words. I just can't stand to see such a light as yours down in the muckity muck. My first mentor was a Roman Catholic nun, Sr. Mary Joel Zobro, who was … Continue reading Book Giveaway Winner!!! Penny-Anne – Poet extraordinaire!
Check it out writers! TNQ's got a fiction contest upcoming...Here are the deets! The Peter Hinchcliffe Fiction Award Deadline May 28 Sponsored by St. Jerome's University dept. of English, this annual contest is for short fiction by writers who have not yet published a novel or story collection. $1000 top prize, all entries will … Continue reading The New Quarterly – Peter Hinchcliffe Fiction Award Upcoming Deadline!
So, I received a message from one of the volunteer assistants at The New Quarterly - a pretty fabulous literary magazine. This was included in the email: I am emailing to inform you about our upcomng contest listed below in the hopes that you will do us the courtesy of listing it on your blog. … Continue reading The New Quarterly is Reading me old blog!!!
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2012 Far Horizons Award for Poetry Deadline: May 1, 2012 (postmarked) Prize: $1000 CAD Entry fee: $25 CAD for residents of Canada $30 USD for residents of the USA $35 USD for entries from elsewhere Poets who are not yet published in book form (book = 48 pages or more) are encouraged to enter up … Continue reading Reminder: The Malahat Review Deadline May 1st
In February of this year, I sent the following message out to my family, friends, and the writing peeps in my life: CREATIVE WRITING MENTORING A mentor is one who provides advice and support, watches over, and fosters progress. As your creative writing mentor, I commit to providing expert advice and gentle support … Continue reading The Importance of Mentors