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Betsy Warland Named as Judge for Open Season Awards

Betsy Warland will judge The Malahat Review‘s 2017 Open Season Awards in the creative nonfiction category. The Open Season Awards offer a grand total of $4500 in prize money in three categories: poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Evelyn Lau and Carleigh Baker have been named as the poetry and fiction judges, respectively. The prize is ...read more

VMI Fiction Mentor Claudia Casper Wins Philip K. Dick Award

Congratulations to VMI Fiction mentor Claudia Casper, who has won the Philip K. Dick Award for her novel The Mercy Journals. This prestigious prize is awarded yearly to a distinguished science fiction work published in paperback in the US. The Mercy Journals, published by Arsenal Pulp Press, is a gripping  tale that takes place ...read more

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VMI 2017 Grads Read at Havana Cafe Theatre June 4th

Join us for our Vancouver Manuscript Intensive celebratory public reading of prose and poetry on June 4th from 3-5pm at the Havana Cafe Theatre (on 1212 Commercial Drive). Doors open at 2:40.   THE FIRST SET: C. Groumoutis V. Chalker Whitfield D. Corcese K.J. Johnson K. Alexander L. Gaskell M. Beaudry SHORT BREAK   THE SECOND SET: ...read more

Glowing Testimonials For Unique Writing Program. Read & Apply–Nov. 21

Vancouver Manuscript Intensive is an in-depth one-to-one mentorship program that pairs you with a professional author to develop your manuscript to its fullest potential. The next six-month session begins in January 2017, and the deadline for application is November 21, 2016–this coming Monday. Just how fantastic are VMI mentors Evelyn Lau, Cathleen With, Karen ...read more

Former Poet Laureate Is VMI’s New Poetry & Creative Non-Fiction Mentor

Dear Writers, We have some great news: Evelyn Lau, acclaimed author of twelve books, has joined Vancouver Manuscript Intensive as our new poetry and creative non-fiction mentor. We’re very excited to offer you the opportunity to work with this award-winning author. A few facts about Evelyn: She has published twelve books, including seven volumes ...read more

New Venue for VMI Grad Reading this Sunday

Hello to all those planning to attend the reading by Vancouver Manuscript Intensive grads this Sunday, June 5th: there has been a location change. The new details of the reading are as follows: *NEW location*: Lower Level of the Britannia Library, 1661 Napier Street. Go to the Learning Resource Room just below the library  ...read more

Posted by: Helen