In 2020, with pandemic conditions prohibiting the annual Celebration of Emerging Writers, we’re celebrating the graduates of the Alistair MacLeod Mentorship Program by sharing their work with you in video form, illustrated and animated by Nova Scotia visual artists. View all their videos here.
Bev Shaw reading “Undertow,” with animation by Anna Quon
Brad Donaldson reading “Away,” with illustration by Patrick McWade
Joanne Gallant reading an excerpt from her memoir, with videography by Catherine Bussiere
Angela Bowden reading “Black Boy Guilty” and “The Belly of the Beast,” with artwork by Doretta Groenendyk
Sandra Murdock reading “No is a Complete Sentence,” with illustration by Marijke Simons
Katie Cameron reading “Anticipatory Grief” and “Fences,” with animation by Paton Francis
Sue Murtagh reading “Lost Purse,” with illustration by Belle DeMont