Writers Read at Stratford Public Library

  On Saturday, July 26th, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m., a diverse group of local writers will perform at Stratford Public Library: Orysia Dawydiak, Steven Mayoff, Beth E. Janzen, Jeff Bursey and Kathleen Hamilton. Orysia’s first novel, House of Bears, was published in 2009. Her short fiction has appeared in Riptides: New Island Fiction (2012)….

Book Reading at the Montague Library

Book Reading at the Montague Library   On Saturday, 1 June, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., an informal and diverse group of writers will come to Montague Rotary Library. The Montague Library Writers Guild hosts the reading. Montague resident Kathleen Hamilton is a multiple-award-winning playwright, screenwriter and poet who began her career as a reporter…

Enfield & Wizenty Fiction Contest Renewed

Building on the success of its initial contest last year, Enfield & Wizenty is once again offering a $5,000 advance for best novel or short story collection by a Canadian author. Last year’s winner, Michelle Berry, will see her novel This Book Will Not Save Your Life released this September alongside two new titles by contest…

Michelle Berry Wins $5,000 Prize from Enfield & Wizenty

Michelle Berry Wins $5,000 Prize from Enfield & Wizenty WINNIPEG, January 18, 2010—Peterborough author Michelle Berry is the winner of Enfield & Wizenty’s inaugural $5,000 fiction prize for her novel This Book Will Not Save Your Life. The $5,000 advance will lead to a fall 2010 publication and was awarded after the company’s editors reviewed dozens of…