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Host International students

Canada Homestay Network has a number of homestay hosting opportunities in September 2018. Welcome an [ ... ]

Write Where You Are

A fall writing retreat at The Hideout Lead by author Trevor Corkum, this full-day writing retreat i [ ... ]

New PEIWG Board of Directors

PEI Writers’ Guild Board of Directors  L-R: Richard Furlong, Nicole Lewis Kemp, Sophia Ball, Gillian Mahen, Cindy Midgley, Mo Duffy Cobb, Christine Gordon Manley, Keith Burgoyne, Bruce McCallum. Missing from photo are Julie Pellisier, Katie Mac, Kelsie Danielle MacDonaldThe PEI Writers’ Guild (PEIWG) has elected its 2018–2019 Board of Directors. President Keith Burgoyne stepped down and is taking on the role of Past President. Local author and entrepreneur Mo Duffy Cobb was elected as the new President. Bruce McCallum and Cindy Midgley will continue in their roles as Vice President and Treasurer, respectfully. New member Sophia Ball will resume the role of Secretary. Members At Large voted in include: Christine Gordon Manley (new), Julie Pellisier Lush (new), Richard Furlong (staying on), Gillian Mahen (new), Katie Mac (new), Nicole Lewis Kemp (new), and Kelise Danielle MacDonald (new). The Board thanked outgoing members Lorraine Clements, Kathy Birt, and Brad Bernard for their dedication and hard work. The Guild facilitates writing workshops throughout the year, as well as the open mic nights at Receiver Coffee and other professional development opportunities for local writers. There are approx 175 members of the PEI Writers’ Guild, and the Board invites anyone with an interest in writing to consider becoming a member. Members get a discount on workshops and a chance to participate in planning writing events for PEI. www.peiwritersguild.com

Write Where You Are: A fall writing retreat at The Hideout

September 22

Lead by author Trevor Corkum, this full-day writing retreat is designed to provide you with time, space and supportive encouragement to go deeper with your writing. Get your creative juices flowing, rekindle your motivation, and soothe your senses at The Hideout, a countryside retreat in scenic North Tyron, on September 22 from 10 am–4 pm. Visit onelifewriting.com for more information. Trevor Corkum, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Some Upcoming Events

Living history

Confederation Players are back for another season Tuesday–Saturday
Charlottetown The Confederatio [ ... ]

Musical Monday

August 27
Victoria Playhouse Ian Sherwood closes the Musical Mondays concert series at Victoria Pl [ ... ]

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Until August 22
City Cinema PG, language may offend
Dir: Morgan Neville, US, 94 min. “With its foc [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Going pro

Profile: Brielle Ansems by Jane Ledwell When Brielle Ansems plays the role of Josie Hogan in A Moo [ ... ]

Children's Wish reveal for Island teen

On July 19, Children’s Wish Foundation, PEI Chapter, will be granting Haley Matheson’s most hear [ ... ]

Drawing the line

Profile: Sandy Carruthers by Jane Ledwell Retired for a year now after twenty-five years teaching  [ ... ]