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NOWW’s Annual Literary Awards Party

May 8th, 2015

Save the date for NOWW’s Annual Literary Awards Party, featuring a talk by internationally acclaimed author Richard Wagamese! The event will take place Friday, May 8, 2015 at the Prince Arthur Hotel. There will be a symposium at 6 pm, followed by a dinner at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $30 and are available at Northern Woman’s Bookstore, The Book Shelf, and online. Makes a great stocking stuffer!

Literary Awards Party
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NOWW is the Time to Renew Your Membership!

June 30th, 2014

Memberships are $30.00 with a print subscription and $25 with an electronic (PDF) subscription to NOWW magazine. Student memberships (with PDF magazines) are $20.

Please show your support for NOWW’s efforts to build and support our writing community by becoming a member! Many of our programs and services, such as the annual writing contest, depend on membership fees.

Memberships run from July 1 to June 30 of the next year.

NOWW is also a registered charity. Donations beyond the cost of membership are tax-deductible.

Membership benefits include:

To join, you may click this link to download a form to print and fill in. Mail the form with your cheque to: NOWW c/o 143 Summit Street, Thunder Bay ON, P7B 3P2

OR

Pay for your annual membership or donation with your credit card by filling out the appropriate form and clicking on the button below. (Payment will be through the secure PayPal site.)

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16th Annual Writing Contest Winners Announced!

May 16th, 2014

On May 15, 2014, NOWW announced the results of their 16th Annual Writing Contest at their annual Literary Awards Party. And the winners are:

Speculative fiction
1. Fermi High: Tim Armstrong, Kenora, ON
2. A New Bell: John Pringle, Atikokan, ON
3. Memory Sticks: Sue Blott, Thunder Bay, ON

Creative Non-Fiction
1. Bayswater Revisted: Susan Rogers, Thunder Bay, ON
2. Hired Girl: Judith Johanson, Fort Frances, ON
3. Mould Beneath: Bonnie Tittaferrante, Thunder Bay, ON

Poetry
1. Frisbee: Mary Frost, Shuniah, ON
2. For Dear Life: Sherri Lankinen, Neebing, ON
3. Happy Birthday Dad: Vera Constantineau, Copper Cliff, ON

Fiction
1. A Good Boy: John Pringle, Atikokan, ON
2. Indians are from India: Mike Laverty, Sioux Lookout, ON
3. My Thin People: Sue Blott, Thunder Bay, ON

Congratulations to all our winners!

Upcoming Events

NOWW’s Annual Literary Awards Party

May 8th, 2015

Save the date for NOWW’s Annual Literary Awards Party, featuring a talk by internationally acclaimed author Richard Wagamese! The event will take place Friday, May 8, 2015 at the Prince Arthur Hotel. There will be a symposium at 6 pm, followed by a dinner at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $30 and are available at Northern [...]

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Writing Workshop: Writing for Magazines

March 24th, 2015

Northwestern Ontario Writers Workshop (NOWW) will be offering a free workshop entitled Writing for Magazines. The facilitator will be Richard Brignall. Richard is a freelance writer based in Kenora, Ontario. The former sports reporter has written ten non-fiction books and contributed hundreds of articles to magazines across Canada. He has written for Cottage Life, Outdoor [...]

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Writing Workshop: Writing with Evocative Prose

February 17th, 2015

Northwestern Ontario Writers Workshop (NOWW) will be offering a free workshop entitled Writing with Evocative Prose. The facilitator will be Alexander Kosoris. Alexander discovered a love of writing in the late 90s, regularly contributing short stories to a blog called Apocalypse Madness. This quiet hobby blossomed into his first novel, Lucifer. He regularly blogs and [...]

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Writing Workshop: Writing Young Adult Fiction

January 20th, 2015

Northwestern Ontario Writers Workshop (NOWW) will be offering a free workshop entitled Writing Young Adult Fiction. The facilitator will be Bonnie Ferrante. Bonnie is a hybrid author. Her short stories, newspaper articles and columns, and novels have been published traditionally. She has begun simultaneously self-publishing novels and picture books and is doing her own illustrations. She received [...]

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