2016 East Coast Literary Awards Shortlist Announced

Submitted by Robin on
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 3:53pm

Halifax, NS – The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia (WFNS) is proud to announce the shortlist for the 2016 East Coast Literary Awards. These three Awards celebrate the quality and diversity of writing in non-fiction, poetry, and fiction by Atlantic Canadian writers. The shortlisted writers for each Award are:

Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction Award:
Dean Jobb (NS), Empire of Deception (HarperCollins)
Marq de Villiers (NS), Back to the Well (Goose Lane)
Gary L. Saunders (NS), My Life With Trees (Gaspereau Press)

2016 Atlantic Writing Competition Winners Announced

Submitted by Robin on
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 1:13pm
 
Halifax, NS – The Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia (WFNS) is pleased to announce the winners and the shortlists for this year's Atlantic Writing Competition for Unpublished Manuscripts. These entries were chosen from over 70 submissions from all four Atlantic provinces. 

HR (BILL) PERCY ADULT NOVEL PRIZE
WINNER: Anne Bishop, Blessed are the Poor
Shortlist: 
Liz Graham, Lord of Misrule 
Andrea Doukas, Before the Monsoon 

POETRY PRIZE

Office Closure - Easter Weekend

Submitted by Robin on
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 3:41pm

PLEASE NOTE: Due to a convergence of staff holidays and appointments, the office will be closed on Thursday, March 24th. We will reopen on Tuesday, March 29th. Happy Easter! 

Introducing the Manuscript Review Program!

Submitted by Robin on
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 3:42pm

We're very excited to unveil our Manuscript Review Program! This members-only program gives authors a chance to get feedback from a professional writer or editor.

For information costs and to check out reviewer profiles, click here.

Snow Plan

Submitted by Robin on
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 11:45am

We all remember last winter and its messiness (in fact, we'd be hard-pressed to forget it!) Because of that, the WFNS Office has put a plan in place to ensure the safety of staff. On days when the weather is questionable (sidewalks and roads unplowed, ice, heavy snow, extreme temperatures, etc.) your staff may be working from home. On those days, a notice will be posted on social media and our website. If you have an urgent query on those days, please email contact@writers.ns.ca as we won't be in the office to answer the phone. 

Holiday Closure

Submitted by Robin on
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 3:07pm

 

The WFNS office will be closed at 11 AM on Friday, December 18th and will reopen on Monday, January 4th at 9 AM. 

We wish you all a joy-filled, book-filled and writing time-filled holiday season!

See you in 2016! 

 

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