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Manuscript Development Class at Selkirk College this Fall

This Manuscript Development course at Selkirk College is specifically designed for writers who are working on books at the moment, and the schedule has been tailored to reduce travel times for regional writers. The course takes place primarily online with … Continue reading

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Richard Carver Award recipient: Rayya Liebich

The Nelson and District Arts Council and Elephant Mountain Literary Festival are thrilled to announce this year’s recipient of the Richard Carver Award for emerging writers. Writer and poet Rayya Liebich has been chosen by an arms length jury to … Continue reading

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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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