Sunday, May 15, 2016

House Swarming in Drayton

It's a good thing! May 23rd from 2-5 pm, you're all invited to a house swarming event at Nadina Mackie Jackson's church house in Drayton. An afternoon filled with great music, storytelling, poetry, art, and food. Free, and not to be missed. RSVP to nadina at or call 416-453-7607. Yours truly will be throwing down some poetry on the themes of home and oneness. Cheers.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Meeting Schedule for 2016

As a reminder, and because there have been a few changes, I am posting the meeting schedule with leaders for the remainder of 2016. Meetings take place at 1:30pm at 6 John Street in Orangeville.

The Headwaters Writers' Guild meeting schedule for the remainder of the year:
May 15 - Leader Diane
May 29 - Leader Clare
June 12 - Leader Judy

June 26 - Leader Clare
July 17 - Leader S.J.
August 21 - Leader Marilyn
September 11 - Leader Diane
September 25 - Leader Jayne
October 2 - Leader Judy
October 16 - Leader Clare
October 30 - Leader S.J.
November 13 - Leader Jayne

Saturday, November 26 - Christmas Luncheon

HWG Author Book Release

HWG author Diane Bator has a new book released in her Gilda Wright Mystery series of books.

This is the 3rd book in the Series. You can find all of Diane's books on

Call for Submissions - Eden Mills Writers' Festival

2016 Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Literary Contest - Deadline: June 30, 2016.
Open internationally to aspiring or and modestly published writers, over the age of 16.
Contest categories:
Short story (2500 words max.)
Poetry collection (of 5 poems or less), or
Creative Non-Fiction (2500 words max.)
The best entry in each category will win a $250 prize. Winners will be invited to read a short selection from their work at the Eden Mills Writers Festival on Sunday Sept. 18, 2016.
Entry Requirements:
Include four copies of each submission*
On a cover page, include title, with your name, address, phone number, and email. Name and contact info should not appear on the copies of your manuscript.
Email entries will not be accepted.
Manuscripts will not be returned.
Submission Fee:
$15.00 (CDN) per entry. Cheques to be made payable to Eden Mills Writers’ Festival.
*A combination of entries may be sent in one envelope with one payment for each entry (e.g. a short story and a poetry collection, and $30.00).
To submit, mail four copies to:
Laurel Marsolais
39 Bushmills Cres.
Guelph, ON N1K 1T6