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First Name Geoff
Last Name Inverarity
Member Since March 1, 2022
Email geoffinverarity@me.com
City Vancouver
State BC
Zipcode V6J 3R2
Country Canada
Branch Affiliation BC
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Bio Geoff's latest feature script, Special Needs, was the grand Prize Winner at the 2017 ScriptFest Screenplay Contest, as well as an Official Screenplay Selection at the Eerie Horror Film Festival, the New York City Horror Film Festival, and the13 Horror.com Film & Screenplay Contest. His earlier screenplay, Uncanny, was the winner at 2010 The Writers' Place Screenplay Competition, and his short script Move Out Clean was the script for the winning project in the 2011 MPPIA $100,000 Short Film Award. His feature comedy screenplay Change of Occupation was a winner in the Praxis screenplay competition. His first short screenplay was a winner in the 2001 BC Film/CBC Screenwriting competition and he was the writer and the Co-Producer of the award-winning short film Hide, and Associate Producer and writer of the short film Once Upon a Time on the Beach and was nominated for a Leo Award for best short screenplay for that short film.. Geoff was one of the original founders of the Gulf Islands Film and Television School, and has won awards for his poetry and non-fiction prose. In addition, Geoff has has been a reader for Telefilm Canada, and is the founder and producer of the Gulf Island Poetry Festival. He is currently the Artistic Director of the Galiano Island Literary Festival. His collection of poetry, “All the Broken Things”, has just been published by Anvil Press.
Publications All the Broken Things, Anvil Press 2021. Publications Poetry/Fiction Geist, Capilano Review, Crank, SubTerrain, Antigonish Review, League of Canadian Poets Anthology, 1997, East of Main: an Anthology of Poems from East Vancouver, Noise, PopTart Magazine of Instant Art, .Contributor to radiant danse uv being : A Poetic Portrait of bill bissett Scholarly and Journalism Vancouver Sun, Globe and Mail, The Irish Literary Supplement, Canadian Journal of Irish Studies, Kingston Whig-Standard Magazine.
Other Memberships League of Canadian Poets
Awards 2017 Special Needs, Screenplay. Grand Prize Winner, 2017 ScriptFest Screenplay Contest; Official Screenplay Selections: Eerie Horror Film Festival, New York City Horror Film Festival, 13 Horror.com Film & Screenplay Contest. 2010 Uncanny, screenplay. Winner, The Writers' Place 2010 Screenplay Contest. 2001 Winner, Fill This Space Odyssey Screenwriting Competition 2000 3rd prize, BC Federation of Writers Creative Non-Fiction Competition 1998 Jake Zilber Scholarship: University of British Columbia 1996 Runner-up, League of Canadian Poets National Poetry Competition 1981-82 Queen’s University Research Fellowship 1978-83 Commonwealth Scholarship 1978 University of Aberdeen: Senatus Prize in English Literature 1978 University of Aberdeen: Minto Memorial Prize
Genres Academic, Autobiography, Biography & Memoir, Childrens Books, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Fiction, Freelance, Horror, Humour & Entertainment, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Nonfiction, Poetry, Self Help
Available For Readings, Presentations, Workshops, Book Club Meetings, Speaking Engagements
Services Offered Book Reviews, Freelance Writing, Ghostwriting, Scriptwriting & Screenwriting