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2017 NLCU Fresh Fish Award Shortlist

The shortlist for the 2017 Newfoundland and Labrador Credit Union (NLCU) Fresh Fish Award for Emerging Writers was announced today in St. John’s. The announcement followed the Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador’s (WANL) Annual General Meeting held at The… Read More

George Elliott Clarke Reading at MUN

  Memorial University’s Department of English is delighted to welcome celebrated poet, novelist, essayist, and dramatist George Elliott Clarke to Memorial University. Dr. Clarke will read from Canticles, the lyric-styled epic-in-progress he describes as his magnum opus. A brilliant fusion… Read More

2017 AGM Announcement

Annual General Meeting featuring Fresh Fish Shortlist Announcement 1-5 PM Saturday, November 4, 2017 at The Lantern 35 Barnes Road, St. John’s Details: Members must be in attendance to vote; voting cannot be done by proxy. Members must be in good… Read More

WANL at the Arts Career Expo

Interested in a career in the arts? Want to find out more about what type of supports are available to the artists and creators of this province? For the Love of Learning, Inc. (FTLOL, Inc.) has got you covered! Pop by… Read More

Congratulations Sarah & Matthew!

We would like to send out huge congratulations to WANL members Matthew Hollett and Sarah Bennett for their successes in the 2017 CBC Nonfiction Prize. Matthew placed on the Longlist and Sarah was selected for the Shortlist. Both writers are… Read More

Fall Events

We’re got a bunch of exciting events planned for Fall! For more information, check out our Workshops page or browse the events on our Facebook page.

Eulogy for Patrick O’Flaherty by Bill Rowe

On August 24, 2017, Patrick O’Flaherty was laid to rest. Patrick was a writer, historian, educator, friend, and, to many, an inspiration. In honour of Patrick, Bill Rowe, who gave the eulogy at Patrick’s funeral, has graciously shared his notes with… Read More

Honouring Patrick O’Flaherty

We share this news with heavy hearts. Patrick O’Flaherty, writer, historian, educator, and Writers’ Alliance of NL lifetime member, was identified today as the swimmer who went missing on the Bonavista Peninsula earlier this week. Our thoughts are with Patrick… Read More

Announcing the 2017 NLCU Fresh Fish Award

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                                        For Immediate Release ANNOUNCING THE 2017 NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR CREDIT UNION FRESH FISH AWARD (July 4, 2017 – St. John’s, NL) The Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador (WANL) and the Literary Arts Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador… Read More