Daily Archives: June 22, 2010

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS’ POETRY SLAM CAMP – August 13 – 15/2010

Salt Spring Island is one of my most favourite places in the whole world and combine that with a poetry slam camp and it’s heaven!

The Poetry Slam Camp is a great opportunity for high school students to harness their creativity by learning the craft of poetry.

Students between 15 and 18 years of age are eligible. The Camp will be two fun-filled days of writing, performance, and learning. Cost: $50, including accommodation, meals, and classes.

For all Information email: poetryslamcamp2010@gmail.com

Salt Spring Island

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The Magazine Writers’ Craft Fair and Suite101.com – July 26th 2010

Suite101 will be sponsoring BCAMP’s Magazine Writers’ Craft Fair.

Here’s a little more information about the event:

The Magazine Writers’ Craft Fair is the essential professional development event for emerging and aspiring writers who are interested in crafting their careers in magazine writing. Industry professionals share their knowledge in an intimate and interactive forum.

The event is being held in the SFU Harbour Centre, 515 Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC from 10 a.m. – 3:30 pm, Saturday June 26th.

Cost for a full day (lunch included!) is $50 and $40 for students and BCAMP members.

Suite’s most amazing Associate Editor Lima Al-Azzeh, will be at the fair this year and hoping to meet up with some of our local Suite101 writers! If things work out travel wise,I will be there too!

Find out more about the fabulous list of speakers and register online here.

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THREE-DAY NOVEL CONTEST

Visit the three-day novel contest Website here.

It’ Time to Register for the Big Contest!

The goal: write a complete novel in only 3 days. The reward: a creative experience and one coffee-stained, tear-tinged, rule-breaking first draft. And for the winning author, publication. (Cash prizes too). It’s a BC-born, now international, rite of passage. Registration is now open – preregister online.

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