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About WANLThe Writers' Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador (WANL) is a not-for-profit organization established in 1987 to contribute to a supportive environment for writing in the province.
WANL is managed by a volunteer Board of Directors, elected annually at its AGM and Conference usually held in October, and by an executive director and an executive assistant. Board directors and other members of the association volunteer on one or more of the many committees that help carry out WANL's objectives and activities.
WANL works to serve the needs of writers in the province. Since these needs are many and various, our organization reflects the diversity of the writing community. Anyone interested in writing may become a full member of WANL on payment of a yearly membership fee. For details on membership, please view our join page.
The objectives of the Writers' Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador are to:
Ongoing projects and programs offered by WANL:
Manuscript Evaluation Service
Emerging Writers Mentorship program
Newfoundland and Labrador Book Awards
Fresh Fish Award for Emerging Writers
Heritage and History Book Award
Professional development workshops
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The Writers' Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador gratefully acknowledges the financial support of|
the Canada Council for the Arts, the Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the City of St. John's.