Cormorant Books

Writer's Federation of Nova Scotia logo

Writers Federation of Nova Scotia offers course series for beginner writers

by

The “First Words” course series is intended to be introductory and thus a welcoming space for beginner writers. The course runs over nine weeks and features three different instructors, each taking a three-week block that covers a different aspect of fiction writing. Beginning, Middle, and End April 29, May 6 & 13 Chris Benjamin  The three-act structure goes at least as far back as Aristotle, who…

Writer's Federation of Nova Scotia logo

Writers Federation of Nova Scotia offers course series for beginner writers

by

The “First Words” course series is intended to be introductory and thus a welcoming space for beginner writers. The course runs over nine weeks and features three different instructors, each taking a three-week block that covers a different aspect of fiction writing. Beginning, Middle, and End April 29, May 6 & 13 Chris Benjamin  The three-act structure goes at least as far back as Aristotle, who…

Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia announces East Coast Literary Awards short list

by

Awards celebrate a diversity of regional voices in non-fiction, poetry and fiction The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia released the short list for the 2015 East Coast Literary Awards this morning. These three awards celebrate and promote excellence in writing from Atlantic Canada. The Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award, valued at $25,000, is one of  Canada’s largest literary prizes. It was established by Raddall himself and…

Writer's Federation of Nova Scotia logo

Writers Federation of Nova Scotia offers course series for beginner writers

by

The “First Words” course series is intended to be introductory and thus a welcoming space for beginner writers. The course runs over nine weeks and features three different instructors, each taking a three-week block that covers a different aspect of fiction writing. Beginning, Middle, and End April 29, May 6 & 13 Chris Benjamin  The three-act structure goes at least as far back as Aristotle, who…

Award season begins: Atlantic Book Awards short list

Award season begins: Atlantic Book Awards short list

by

Last night the Atlantic Book Awards announced this year’s short list at the Halifax Central Library. Jon Tattrie  led a discussion with Valerie Compton, Alexander MacLeod and Ami MacKay called “Writers in Conversation”.  Shandi Mitchell’s Dalhousie University Creative Writing students opened the event with readings of their best short fiction from their final senior workshop. Congratulations to all the shortlisted publishers and authors! Democracy 250 Atlantic…