The Battle of the Genres

The Battle of the Genres Wokshop + 2014 AGM & Professional Development Weekend

Friday, October 24 – Sunday, October 26


Date: Friday, October 24, 7:30 PM
Venue: Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s
Event: Public Reading by 2014 Griffin Poetry Prize Finalist Sue Goyette

Date: Saturday, October 25, 9 AM – 5 PM
Venue: Canon Wood Hall, Military Rd, St. John’s
Event: Professional development workshops

Date: Sunday, October 26, 1 PM
Venue: Eastern Edge Gallery
Event: Annual General Meeting & Election of WANL Officers, following screenings of three Cinepoetry shorts (by local poets & filmmakers) and readings of the three filmed poems by Danielle Devereaux, Leslie Vryenhoek and Shoshanna Wingate


Turning Up the Heat: The Sizzle of Self-publishing in the Romance Genre
with Victoria Barbour

Getting Away with Murder: Forensics and the Fiction Writer
with JoAnne Soper Cook

Medical Myths and Errors in Fantasy and Science Fiction
with Susan MacDonald

The Impulse to Tell All: Writing the Memoir
with Greg Malone

Imaginings: A Poetry Workshop
with Sue Goyette

What’s the Magic Potion for Being a Successful Children’s Writer?
moderated by Charis Cotter with local publisher Marnie Parsons, children’s author Susan Chalker Browne, and illustrator Anne MacLeod


For more information:

E-mail or call Nikki, or 709.739.5215
*E-mail or call Alison, or 709.739.5215

*Travel subsidy available for members, first come basis. E-mail or call Alison for full details.


How to register:

Download the Registration Form to sign up and Event Brochure for full details on the 2014 AGM/PD Conference Weekend activities.