The Road to a Book, Part Two

The Road to a Book, Part Two Meet Beth Kaplan, a member of the CNCF Board and Conference/Programming committee . A graduate of UBC’s MFA program, Beth teaches memoir and personal essay writing at Ryerson University and the University of Toronto, where in 2012 she was awarded an Excellence in Teaching award. Recently Beth shared with us a three-part series of essays focused on the writing and publishing of her new memoir, which was released September 9, 2020. We’re certain…

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An Interview with Donna Besel

Donna Besel’s essay, “The Bay Filly,” which tells the story of a trip to pick up her new horse when she was twelve, won first place in Prairie Fire Magazine’s Annual Creative Nonfiction Contest. The essay will be published in the summer edition of the magazine. Recently Lesley Buxton, CNCF’s membership coordinator, interviewed Donna about her impressive win.

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