Monday, November 6, 2017

Congratulations to Bruce Madole on winning the John Kenneth Galbraith Literary Award, and to Jennifer, Barbara, Michelle, Margaret, and Anne on getting published!

Congratulations to Bruce Madole!
Many of you know Bruce from our Thursday evening class in Georgetown or from our occasional reading nights. He’s won the 2017 John Kenneth Galbraith Literary Award and the hefty prize that goes along with it. Way to go, Bruce!
You can visit Bruce online here
For details about John Kenneth Galbraith Literary Award short story contest see here.

I received an email from G&M Facts and Arguments this week and they tell me they plan to publish a piece I sent in back at the end of July.  Very excited!  Your advice on getting work out there and your suggestions for places to submit have been excellent.  I never would have done it without your encouragement.  Thank you.
Jennifer Smith
Note: The Globe and Mail published Jennifer’s piece, “Ghosting is no way to end a relationship,” on October 27. Read it here.
And read another short piece by Jennifer, “Twenty-eight Double A” on Quick Brown Fox here.
For information on submitting to Facts & Arguments, see here.

Hi, Brian.
Well, wasn't this a nice surprise to wake up to.
The Canadian Authors Association published another one of my short stories in Byline. Cool!!!
You can read it by clicking here.
Have a great week.
Barbara Baker

Thanks so much, Brian! 
I  have another story, “Pieces and Stems” on 50-Word Stories and another short story "Mystical Mud" on CommuterLit
Thank you again for these connections!! 
 Have an awesome weekend,
Michelle Dinnick
Read Michelle’s 50-word story “Pieces and Stems” here. See links to all four stories Michelle’s had on 50-Word Stories here.
For information about submitting to 50-Word Stories, see here.
See Michelle’s story “Mystical Mud” on CommuterLit here.
For information on submitting to CommuterLit, see here.

Hi, Brian.
Thought you might like to know that I have a memoir about an experience of mine while being editor of a weekly newspaper in Northeastern Ontario in the Sixties in Ottawa One Five O, an anthology created by Ottawa Independent Writers to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday.
Margaret Southall
Author of the historical novel, A Jacketing Concern.

Hi, Brian.
I wanted you to know that one of the very first pieces I wrote for a class with you, titled “Grade One Begins,” has been published in the October Winners Edition of Canadian Stories, in the True Stories – Editor’s Choice section.
Anne Burlakoff
You can read Anne’s story on Quick Brown Fox here.
For information about submitting to Canadian Stories, see here.

See Brian Henry’s schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Algonquin Park, Bolton, Barrie, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton, Ingersoll, Kingston, Kitchener, London, Midland, Mississauga, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Saint John, NB, Sudbury, Thessalon, Toronto, Windsor, Woodstock, Halton, Kitchener-Waterloo, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York Region, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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