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NELSON, B.C.’S ELEPHANT MOUNTAIN LITERARY FESTIVAL OFFERS PRIZES FOR AREA BOOK CLUBS, WRITERS’ GROUPS

For the second year in a row, Nelson, B.C.’s Elephant Mountain Literary Festival is running a contest for West Kootenay book clubs. And for the first time, a separate contest is aimed at West Kootenay writers’ groups. The winning club … Continue reading

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Tickets go on sale for the Elephant Mountain Literary Festival

PHOTO: Crime writers (L-R) J.G. Toes, William Deverell, and Iona Whishaw will be paired with aptly-named BC wines at EMLF’s Wine & Crime event on July 12. May 15 is the date many have been waiting for, when tickets go … Continue reading

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AUTHOR JOY KOGAWA SPEAKS ON “FORGIVENESS” IN NELSON, KASLO, NEW DENVER AND SILVERTON, JUNE 7 TO 10

Joy Kogawa   Famed Canadian novelist and memoirist Joy Kogawa will give a series of talks on the theme of forgiveness in Nelson, Kalso, New Denver and Silverton June 7 to 10. Kogawa is the author of the 1981 Canadian … Continue reading

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Tickets go on sale for the Elephant Mountain Literary Festival

PHOTO: Crime writers (L-R) J.G. Toes, William Deverell, and Iona Whishaw will be paired with aptly-named BC wines at EMLF’s Wine & Crime event on July 12. May 15 is the date many have been waiting for, when tickets go … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations: Carver Award for Emerging Writers

The Nelson and District Arts Council and Elephant Mountain Literary Festival request assistance in nominating emerging writers in West Kootenay communities for the 7th Annual Carver Award, which comes with a $500 cash prize and presentation at the Festival’s ‘Wine … Continue reading

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KOOTENAY AUTHORS PROVIDE WARMUP FOR CONVERGENCE WRITERS’ WEEKEND

Photos: Dead Crow (Art Joyce); Galadriel Watson Four Kootenay authors will offer warmup events during April and May for June’s 6th annual Convergence Writers’ Weekend, this year featuring Toronto novelist and memoirist Joy Kogawa. On April 26 at 7 pm, … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations: Carver Award for Emerging Writers

The Nelson and District Arts Council and Elephant Mountain Literary Festival request assistance in nominating emerging writers in West Kootenay communities for the 7th Annual Carver Award, which comes with a $500 cash prize and presentation at the Festival’s ‘Wine … Continue reading

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