Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 9:56pm

The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia has released the list of finalists for the 36th Atlantic Writing Competition. To mark the occasion, we thought we’d share some tips for absorbing the fate of your manuscript. 

Do treat yourself!  You’ve earned it. 

Don’t make voodoo dolls representing your competitors. Voodoo is not a method with proven results.

Do commiserate with friends, family, and fellow writers.

Don’t commiserate with the internet.

Friday, October 12, 2012 - 1:13pm

The Thomas Head Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award, the Evelyn Richardson Memorial Non-Fiction Award and the Atlantic Poetry Prize were presented at a ceremony hosted by the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia (WFNS) on Friday, October 12, 2012 at the Dalhousie University Club in Halifax.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 5:29pm

The Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia extends its sincere congratulations to all winners in the 35th Atlantic Writing Competition and its heartfelt thanks to all of the judges who volunteered their time and expertise. Judges were tasked with evaluating all finalist manuscripts, choosing the eventual winners, and writing a citation celebrating their outstanding qualities.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 11:50pm

The Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia (WFNS) is pleased to reveal the winners of the 35th Atlantic Writing Competition (AWC).  These writers have emerged as prize winners from 114 entries and were judged by WFNS members and friends that have achieved significant professional success.  Judges this year were Susan White and Sue Carter Flinn, both winners of AWC in the past; Devon Code, winner of the Writers' Trust Journey Prize in 2010; Valerie Compton, currently shortlisted for the Thomas Head Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award; Jaime Forsythe, whose debut collection of...

Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 10:51am

 

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