Office Closure

Submitted by Robin on
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 11:09am

Please note that the WFNS office will be closed starting Monday, August 8, and will reopen on Monday, August 15th. 

Discounted membership begins August 1

Submitted by Robin on
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 12:15pm

If you're a lapsed or new member, you can join the WFNS for $30 for the balance of 2016! Membership is valid from August 1 - December 31, 2016. If you register prior to August 1, you will be activated just after that date.

Membership entitles you to a bi-weekly member email, a digital subscription to Eastword, discounts on programming, and more! 

Click here for information on membership! 

2016 East Coast Literary Award Winners Announced

Submitted by Robin on
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 3:19pm

Halifax, NS – The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia (WFNS) announced the winners of the 2016 East Coast Literary Awards on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. The winners of the three awards are:

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Scotia (WFNS) is pleased to announce the winners and the shortlists for this year's Atlantic Writing Competition for Unpublished Manuscripts.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.

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