Learn more about this new not-for-profit organization that aims to
preserve heritage barns, educate the public and governments about
these amazing buildings, have tours, and document and photograph all
the barns in Ontario through an interactive map, among many other
things. Founders Jon Radojkovic [author of Barns of the Queen's Bush
and Barn Building] along with Krista Hulshof [self-identified
Agritect] invite everyone with an interest in barns to become
involved through on-line membership.
Tuesday, January 8
Mykonos Open Mic Poetry Series continues
572 Adelaide St. N., London
Hosted by Joan Clayton with featured poet Koral Scott, followed by
open mic. Free admission. Takes place in the cozy covered back patio.
More details, including option of carpooling from Grey County
available by contacting Daniel Kolos, firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursdays, January 10 and 17
Writers' Round Table
2 -4 p.m.
Treasure Chest Museum, Queen Street North, Paisley
Bring along whatever new or revised work you wish to share for
feedback...any genre, any format. A few copies will give better
results. Everyone brings own snack/beverage, contributes to the
$25/session cost for the meeting space.
Tuesday, January 29
7 to 9 p.m.
Activities Centre, Elgin Lodge, 555 Mary Street, Port Elgin
No fee to join this informal gathering of writers from the community
and Lodge residents. Bring a few copies in response to the monthly
challenge: up to 1,000 words, any format, on 'combatting the winter
blahs'. Please sign in at the reception desk on arrival.
Thursday, January 31
DEADLINE FOR ARRIVAL of entries
Twentieth Annual Acrostic Story Contest
Always curious... is your opening phrase. You create a twenty-six
sentence narraative story, with sentence beginnings in the sequence of
the English alphabet. Best stories published in the spring issue of
The Leaf. Three winners share percentages of entry fees; all published
stories get their creators a year's subscription to The Leaf. Full
details and entry form at www.brucedalepress.ca by clicking the
Contests link. New this year – entry fees with reduced rate
subscription purchase can be paid using VISA or MasterCard.
Looking ahead -
Friday, February 15
DEADLINE for entries
The Writers' Union of Canada 26th Annual Short Prose Competition for
Submissions up to 2,500 words from writers with no more than one book
published or contracted. Fee $29 per submission, on-line info and
entry form at www.writersunion.ca/short-prose-competition. Prize of
$2,500 and stories from winner and finalists will be submitted by TWUC
to three Canadian magazines.
Saturday, February 16
7:00 p.m. - whenever
Seventh Annual Erotic Poetry Evening
Hosted by Daniel Kolos, Durham, Ontario
Bringing your own poetry to read gains reduced admission fees, and
adds to the fun for everyone. Look for more details next month.
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