Executive Committee

The Canadian Authors National Capital Region Branch is managed by an executive committee. All positions are volunteer.

Executive Committee Members

Chair: Arlene Smith

Treasurer: Frank Hegyi

Recording Secretary: Phyllis Bohonis

Membership Coordinator: François Mai

Program Coordinator: Debbie Rose

Branch Historian: Gill Foss

Byline Editor: Sharyn Heagle

Want to help?

Whether you have only 15 minutes each month or huge blocks of free time, we have plenty for you to do—from bits-and-pieces to mega-projects. Take a look at our tasks and choose any one according to your availability.

  • Take digital photographs at meetings and workshops.
  • Help us maintain Facebook and Twitter.
  • Distribute our email information.
  • Lead a writers’ circle in your area.
  • Help us with publicity through libraries, bookstores, learning institutions and media

Contact us to discuss how you can help. Keep in mind that we’re always open to suggestions.

2017 NCWC Results

POETRY
First Place: “Gunda” by Ruth Latta
Second Place: "Anne from Toronto” by Ruth Latta
Third Place: “Sunset (for Gwen)” by Gill Foss

Honourable Mentions:

“Too Long a Winter” by Lee Ann Smith
"Relay” by Lee Ann Smith
“A Small Grief” by Bev Chambers

SHORT STORY
First Place: “The Flower Seller of Agra" Shiela Jane
Second Place: “California Pure" Elle Wild
Third Place: “Extra Innings" Jeff Shiau

Honourable Mentions:

"Unexpected" by Barbara Wackerle Baker
"Night Swim" by Di Golding
"Distant Connections" by Julio Heleno Gomes