Prose and Poetry Open Mic – hosted by the Comox Valley Writers Society
Date: Friday, May 25, 2018
Time: 12 – 2 p.m.
Place: Event Room at Courtenay Regional Library – 300 6th Street
Come to listen or read. Everyone is welcome.
We will be taking a summer break in July and August. Please join us when our sessions start up again on Friday, September 28, 2018.
The next monthly meeting of the Comox Valley Writers Society is on Thursday, May 17, 2018 in the library at Valley View Elementary School.
Our panel this month will consist of some of our newer members who will tell us about themselves and their writing.
Everyone is welcome to attend. Meeting begins at 7 p.m.
Open House and Garden Gala – McLoughlin Gardens Society
Date: Sunday, May 6, 2018
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Place: Brian & Sarah McLoughlin Regional Park
814 Tasman Rd (off Williams Beach Rd)
Highlights of the afternoon:
- 2 p.m. – Six writers will read from their work: Bernice Friesen, Cornelia Hooglan, Harold Macy, Judy LeBlanc, Marlet Ashley, and Natalie Nickerson
- Music performed by Patrick Desjardins (shakuhachi), Margo McLoughlin (hang drum), & Kel Kelly (guitar & vocals)
Refreshments provided by the Comox Valley Writers Society
Prose & Poetry at the Library
Date: Friday, April 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Place: Courtenay Regional Library – 300 6th Street
Come to read, or come to listen. Everyone welcome.
Junie Sawdron – “Write Yourself Home” workshop
Date: April 21, 2018
Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Place: upstairs at Bayside Cafe – #5 – 2760 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay
Cost: $125.00 / person
For more info & registration: www.junieswadron.com/write-yourself-home
Junie was a presenter at our North Island Writers Conference held in January, 2018. Some people attending her session have invited her back to do an all-day workshop.
Mary Maccagno & Janet Sheppard workshop – “Adventures in Writing”
Date: April 15, 2018
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Place: Creekside Commons, 2202 Lambert Dr, Courtenay
Cost: $90.00 (includes lunch)
The next monthly meeting of the Comox Valley Writers Society is on Thursday, April 19, 2018 in the library at Valley View Elementary School.
Guest speaker is Mary Murphy, a well-known local singer and author. Her presentation topic is titled “Character Development”. For more information about Mary Murphy, please visit her website: www.marymurphy.ca.
Everyone is welcome to attend. Meeting begins at 7:00 pm.
Kunio Yamagishi – Return of the Shadow
Date: March 24, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm
Place: Florence Filberg Centre – Senior’s Lounge
411 Anderton Ave, Courtenay, BC
Next meeting of the Comox Valley Writers Society is on Thursday, March 15, 2018 in the library at Valley View Elementary School.
Guest speaker is Marie Maccagno, author of The Chocolate Pilgrim and co-founder of Adventures in Writing workshops and retreats. Marie will speak on the topic of the Manuscript Review Process and introducing how to give feedback which encourages and energizes a writer.
Everyone is welcome to attend. Meeting starts at 7 p.m.
Next meeting of the Comox Valley Writers Society is on Thursday, February 15 in the library at Valley View Elementary School.
Guest speaker is Susan Ketchen, author of the young adult Born That Way series. Her topic is titled: “Genograms for Writers – Using Family Therapy to Manage and Develop Your Characters”. Check out Susan’s website: www.susanketchen.ca
Everyone is welcome to attend. Meeting starts at 7pm.