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2017 Spring Byline

2017 Spring Byline

  • Surrey International Writers’ Conference 2016 by Adrienne Stevenson
  • Poem: “To be born Naked under Stars” by Carol A. Stephen
  • Poem: “Green Shift” 2016 NCWC Honourable Mention by Gillian Foss
  • “The Writer’s Journey” Report on our January meeting featuring Caroline Pignat by Christine Beelen
  • The Writer’s Best Friend: Conflict by Barbara Kyle
  • Creating and Managing Your Own Website by Barbara Florio Graham
  • Short Story: “When Jesus Died in my Neighbhourhood” by Sharyn Heagle


May – NCWC Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
30th Annual National Capital Writing Contest (NCWC) Awards Night
Sponsored by the Canadian Authors Association
TIME: 7:00 p.m.
LOCATION: The Auditorium of Ottawa Public Library's Main Branch, 120 Metcalfe Street

In addition to the presentation of the awards, finalists will be invited to read their entries. The winning entries will be published in Byline, and all finalists’ entries will be published in a 2017 Anthology celebrating the NCWC’s 30th Anniversary. We look forward to the friends and families of the finalists, and anyone wishing to support local authors, to attend and enjoy an evening of wonderful writing.