Reduced membership rate for 2014 begins August 1

Submitted by Annick on
Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 2:28pm

Starting August 1, you will be able to purchase a membership for $20 that will be valid until December 31st, 2014 (regular full-year membership is $45.)

If you have been thinking of joining us, August 1 is the time to give us a try! There's lots planned for the fall. More information about membership benefits can be found here:

WFNS Annual General Meeting

Submitted by Annick on
Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 1:28pm

As a member of the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia (WFNS), you are warmly invited to your Annual General Meeting (AGM).

11:00am, Saturday, June 7, 2014
Where:           WFNS, 1113 Marginal Road, Halifax
RSVP:            902-423-8116 or

Book Smarts Literary Trivia!

Submitted by Annick on
Monday, May 26, 2014 - 9:51am

Join us for a session of literary head-scratchers! The game is free to play, but you'll be able to choose from a menu of diabolical extras that are designed to give you the upper hand (or drag your opponents down.) Bring your family, bring your friends! This event is open to everyone.

Atlantic Book Award Events in Nova Scotia

Submitted by New Admin on
Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 11:31am

There are many literary events happening this week in celebration of the Atlantic Book Awards.

WFNS Fundraising Raffle

Submitted by Annick on
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 11:03am

Support the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia and have a chance to win fabulous prizes! The funds from this raffle will support programming throughout Nova Scotia.

Alistair MacLeod: A Note in Mourning

Submitted by director@writer... on
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 4:57pm

The members and staff of the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia deeply mourn the loss of Alistair MacLeod who passed away on Sunday, April 20th.  His books, his teaching, his steadfast friendship, and his commitment to his home province have all been there for us to lean on and grow from.  In November 2001, when he won the Portia White Prize for his excellence and achievements, Alistair named our Writers' Federation as the recipient of part of that prize.

Easter Weekend Hours

Submitted by Annick on
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 9:27am

The WFNS offices will be closed Friday, April 18 and Monday, April 21st. We will be back in the office on Tuesday, April 22nd and will respond to any voicemail and e-mail messages then.