Small Writing Groups (SWiGS) – June News

The Poetry Group: An afternoon poetry event is planned for 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 6th at Kin Beach Park. Contact Terry James at tn-james@shaw.ca if you wish to attend.

Memoir / Autobiographical Group: The inaugural meeting for this group will be held in the morning on Wednesday, June 12th at the Courtenay Regional Library. Contact Kim at mamabears@shaw.ca if you are interested.

The Island Time Mystery Group: Next meeting is on Monday, June 24th from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Courtenay Regional Library. There is room for one or two more people. Contact Isobel at island.mystery@shaw.ca if you are interested.

The Any-Kind-of-Writing Group: Next meeting is on Tuesday, June 25th at Berwick in Comox from 7 – 9 p.m. For information contact Janet Miller at 1234jvm@gmail.com.

Marlet’s Fiction Group and The Eclectic Group are long-standing and currently full.

 

Next Poetry & Prose – May 31, 2019

The next Poetry and Prose Open Mic session will be held on Friday, May 31, 2019 from 12 – 2 p.m. at the Courtenay Regional Library in the Events Room.

Come to read or to listen. Everyone is welcome.

Hosted by the Comox Valley Writers Society.

Next NIC Write Here – March 29, 2019

NIC Write Here Readers Series – Friday, March 29, 2019

Where: Stan Hagen Theatre – NIC campus
Who: Michael Yahgulanaas
Time: 7 p.m.

Biography – taken from his website: mny.ca

Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas is an award-winning visual contemporary artist, author and professional speaker. His work has been seen in public spaces, museums, galleries and private collections across the globe. Institutional collections include the British Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Seattle Art Museum and Vancouver Art Gallery. His large sculptural works are part of the public art collection of the Vancouver International Airport, City of Vancouver, City of Kamloops and University of British Columbia. Yahgulanaas’s publications include national bestsellers Flight of the Hummingbird and RED, a Haida Manga. When not writing or producing art, Yahgulanaas pulls from his 20 years of political experience in the Council of the Haida Nation and travels the world speaking to businesses, institutions and communities about social justice, community building, communication and change management. His most recent talks include the American Museum of Natural History and TEDxVancouver.

Next Poetry and Prose – Sept. 28, 2018

The next Poetry and Prose Open Mic session will be held on Friday, September 28, 2018 from 12 – 2 p.m. at the Courtenay Regional Library in the Events Room.

Come and share what you have been writing this summer or come and participate as a listener. Everyone is welcome.

Hosted by the Comox Valley Writers Society.