Announcing the 2019 CNFC/Humber Literary Review contest long list!

Humber Literary Review and the Creative Nonfiction Collective Society are pleased to announce the long list for our 2019 creative nonfiction contest:

“How to Become a Woman Carpenter,” by Marcia Braundy

“Foreign Object,” by Deborah Elderhorst

“All the Cake I Never Ate,” by Sierra Skye Gemma

“Metamorphosis of My Mother,” by Carole Harmon

“Algebra Lessons,” by sonja larsen

“High Tension Line,” by Lina Lau

“Leaving Saskatchewan,” by Melanie Mah

“Fools Rush In,” by Julie Paul

“Surfing, Not Drowning,” by Shannon Rayne

“The Burn Unit,” by Alyson Soko

Congratulations to everyone who made the long list and a big thank you to all who participated!

Thank you also to competition readers: Nancy O’Rourke, Eufemia Fantetti, Christopher Moore, and Kirsten Fogg.

Watch for the short list announcement in May.

The winner of the contest, as selected by this year’s judge, Helen Humphreys, will be announced at the 15th Annual CNFC Conference, held in Vancouver from June 14 to 16, 2019.


Creative Nonfiction Master Class with Award-winning Writer Helen Humphreys, Author of The Frozen Thames and The Ghost Orchard

Come prepared to write!  The workshop will cover all elements of writing book-length creative nonfiction, including: research, shaping a narrative, structure, form, and voice.

Helen Humphreys is the award-winning author of four books of poetry, eight novels, and four works of creative non-fiction. Her books have been widely translated, performed as stage plays and operas, and optioned for film. She lives and writes in Kingston, Ontario.

DATE: Sunday, October 7

TIME:  9AM – 5PM

LOCATION: Artspace Boardroom, Room 424, 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT

Manitoba Writers Guild manitobawritersguild3@gmail.com

or call Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday: (204) 944-8013 between 10 am – 2 pm.

WORKSHOP FEE: For Manitoba Writers Guild Members $100.00.  Non Members: $125.00. Students: (Max. 5) $60.00.  (Paypal accepted)

To get your tickets, follow this link:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/creative-non-fiction-master-class-tickets-49102679436

We hope to see you there!

This event is sponsored By Creative Nonfiction Collective (CNFC) and Manitoba Writers’ Guild.