Posts Tagged: Vancouver Manuscript Intensive

Betsy Warland Interview, Part 2: Advice to Emerging Writers

In Part 1 of this interview, award-winning author and Vancouver Manuscript Intensive director Betsy Warland described the vision behind the unique mentorship program she has created for emerging writers. In this second and final installment, she talks about opening VMI to international applicants. She also recalls what it felt like to finish her first ...read more

Betsy Warland Interview, Part 1: A Unique Writing Program

Betsy Warland, VMI founder
When Vancouver Manuscript Intensive founder and director Betsy Warland won the Mayor’s Arts Award for Literature last month, MC Bill Richardson said that “literary Vancouver would not be the same without her.” The VMI team–eight mentors and many alumni–agree. In addition to writing twelve critically acclaimed books, Betsy’s unique vision as and editor and ...read more

Vancouver Manuscript Intensive Celebrates Its 2016 Alumni

Thanks to everyone who came out to VMI’s 2016 alumni reading last Sunday afternoon at Britannia Library in East Vancouver. This diverse  group of poets, fiction and  non-fiction writers regaled the audience with writing about a cariboo queen, a traveller on the Camino de Santiago, a reluctant American,  environmentalism, and much more. It was ...read more

Reading: Vancouver Manuscript Intensive 2016

Join us for our Vancouver Manuscript Intensive 2016 Reading on June 5th at 3PM and hear eight diverse and dynamic nonfiction and fiction writers read from their manuscripts. Penny Allport Rachel Grav Jodi Lundgren Marie Maccagno Margaret Macpherson Anuradha Rao Elana Scraba DG Thiel Every year, VMI audiences have commented that this is one ...read more