Linda Kay—author, journalist and teacher—died last October. In 2006 she was assigned to mentor me by the Quebec Writers’ Federation, … Continue reading The Circle of Mentorship—By Shelagh Plunkett
A year ago, I’d have never believed I would be asked to advocate Indigenous literatures on CBC for Turtle Island … Continue reading On the Back of Turtle Island Reads—by Shannon Webb-Campbell
QWF Writes is featured in WordPress’s Discover blog. WordPress selected their favourite articles from the QWF Writes archive to share with readers. They … Continue reading QWF Writes featured on WordPress Discover
I am bad at saying no. As part of a better-late-in-life-than-never self-improvement exercise, I try to turn down extra work—especially the non-paying variety. Continue reading “Saying Yes by Monique Polak”
The Quebec Writers’ Federation hosted its 17th annual gala on November 18, 2015. Author Adam Leith Gollner opened the ceremony with this remarkable meditation on how a writer seesaws between isolation and community, and on what it means to be a writer, right here, right now.