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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

2017 Emerging Writers Mentorship Program Pairings

The Writers’ Alliance is happy to announce the pairings for the 2017 Emerging Writers Mentorship Program. This year’s pairs are: Allie Duff with Agnes Walsh, Diane Carley with Megan Gail Coles, Terry Doyle with Ed Kavanagh, and Sarah Smellie with… Read More

We’re hiring!

Member Services Coordinator Position: Part-time Location: St. John’s, NL Responsibilities: The Member Services Coordinator reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for: membership (maintaining membership renewals and database), communications to our membership and the literary community (weekly e-bulletin, quarterly… Read More

WANL Crushes on Sci-fi on the Rock

April 28th-30th, the Writer’s Alliance attended its first ever Sci-fi on the Rock Festival. Along with admiring the attendees’ amazing costumes and the wares of local artists, we met tonnes of local writers working in the sci-fi and fantasy genres. And… Read More