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QWF & Montreal Writes Schmoozer & Open Mic

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Join QWF for the 10th anniversary of the writing group Montreal Writes, which originally met at a QWF workshop and are still going strong.

From 6:30 to 7:00 pm, have a drink, sign up for the open mic session and at starting at 7:00, listen to readings by members of Montreal Writes. The open mic session, which will be hosted by poet and QWF member Larissa Andrusyshyn, will follow and readings will be between 5 and 8 minutes.

Come by, meet other members, and read some of your own work. You don’t have to be a QWF member to attend, so feel free to invite friends or colleagues that you think might want to know more about what we do.

Wednesday May 14, 201 at 6:30pm

Cafe Mariposa
5434, Cote St-Luc
Montreal, QC, H3X 2C5

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An invitation to Spur Ottawa 2014: New fiction, global markets, political language and much more!

2014-05-01 Spur LogoWe’d like to personally invite you to spend the weekend with us in Ottawa for Spur 2014: a five-city festival of politics, art and ideas, whose capital edition kicks off next week!

From May 8-10, Spur focuses on finding the signals that matter, cutting through the noise on topics ranging from the <> (with Paul Wells) to the difficulty of writing short stories (with Rivka Galchen).

Festival tickets start at just $10, so get yours online today!

Here are just a few of the highlights:

– Explore the carefully crafted language of politics, from “deficit” to “drone,” with Power and Politics’ Evan Solomon, Vancouver pollster/strategist Dimitri Pantazopoulos, theToronto Star’Susan Delacourt and 2011 NDP National Campaign Director Brad Lavigne. Continue reading

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Montreal Reviews of Book Launch Party

MRB Launch Party March 14, 2014This Friday, March 14th, mRb (Montreal Reviews of Books) will be having a launch party for their 43rd, spring 2014 issue.

The event will take place at 7pm at Drawn & Quarterly: 211 Bernard Ouest.

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ELAN Crowdfunding Panel on March 29th

ELAN NewsOn March 29, 2014, ELAN (English Language Arts Network) will be hosting a panel discussion on crowdfunding and the arts.  The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A with the audience.

The panel will take place at Studio XX (4001 Rue Berri, Suite 201, Sherbrooke metro).

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PWAC Quebec Pub Nite

Schmooze, Don’t Snooze! 

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Don’t miss out on this great night of fun and camaraderie.

PWAC (Professional Writers Association of Canada) Quebec presents its annual PUB NITE on Monday, November 18, 2013. ALL are welcome.

SCHMOOZER
Join us downtown at McKibbin’s Irish Pub! We’ll be upstairs in the Toucan Room. Come and warm up with a drink and pleasant conversation as we:
  • schmooze with writers from 7:00 – 9:00 pm
  • find out more about PWAC
  • catch up on member news
  • win great door prizes
PRIZES
Come to PWAC QUEBEC PUB NITE and you’ll have a chance to win:
  • one of two $50 gift cards for Chapters / Indigo
Receive a FREE ticket for our draw when you attend. Bring a potential member or two and receive an ADDITIONAL FREE ticket when they sign up for our email announcements. Continue reading

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