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Online Blue Pencil Critique Sessions for Writers offered by Nelson Literary Festival

One thing that is a constant in this changed world: writers keep writing, readers keep reading, and Nelson B.C.’s Elephant Mountain Literary Festival continues to celebrate both. This year the annual summer festival will not go ahead as originally planned. … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations: Carver Award for Emerging Writers

Richard Carver The Nelson and District Arts Council and Elephant Mountain Literary Festival request assistance in nominating emerging writers in West Kootenay communities for the 8th Annual Carver Award, which comes with a $500 cash prize. Nominations must be for … Continue reading

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CBC News : Publishing house looking for stories written during COVID-19 pandemic

Publisher inspired by classic short story collection The Decameron, set during the Black Death Courtney Dickson · CBC News · Posted: Apr 19, 2020 2:41 PM PT | Last Updated: April 19 A publishing house in northern B.C. is hoping … Continue reading

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Vancouver Sun: New Denver writer lands on CBC Short Story Prize long list

Dana Gee | Vancouver Sun | Publishing date: April 8, 2020  •  2 minute read   Chosen from 2,400 English-language submissions, five Canadian writers have been named finalists for the 2020 CBC Short Story Prize. B.C.’s entry into the final … Continue reading

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CBC News : Struggling Canadian artists to get emergency funding due to COVID-19

Canada Council for Arts, Writers Trust of Canada promise thousands of dollars in grants to applicants CBC News · Posted: Mar 31, 2020 1:50 PM ET | Last Updated: March 31 The Canada Council for the Arts says it’s planning … Continue reading

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American Craft Forum: free online conversation about innovation in adversity

Innovation in the Face of Adversity We may be in the house, but it’s time we think outside the box. This FREE three-part online series is meant to be an inspiring, refreshing, pragmatic, and safe conversation space. We’ll explore innovations … Continue reading

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NYTimes: 10 Binge-Worthy Art Podcasts in the Age of Coronavirus

NYTimes: 10 Binge-Worthy Art Podcasts in the Age of Coronavirus By Jori Finkel March 20, 2020 Many museums and galleries have closed in attempts to slow the spread of the coronavirus, but the conversation about art keeps going — and … Continue reading

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