It was a privilege to hear Glenn Hilke & Linda Dumont speak at the Interior Authors Group Christmas social December 5, 2018.They told us about the work they do with homeless people, and about a newspaper being launched in Kamloops in January. It will be a street newspaper published as one proactive solution to issues of poverty and homelessness in Kamloops. Submissions of content for this newspaper are invited. The deadline for the January issue is December 20. Among kinds of content that will be considered are: news items, especially those of local interest/ photos/ art/ stories/ poems/ articles. Please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org . You can also e-mail Glenn regarding other ways of getting involved in this worthy project.
Our Christmas Social/Dinner 2018 will be held at Storms Restaurant in Kamloops, Wednesday December 5. $25 per person paid in advance. If interested, please contact Treasurer Sandra Hyslop, email@example.com . No other meeting in December. First meeting of 2019 is Wednesday January 9 at 6:30 PM in the North Shore Community Centre on Cottonwood.
Please bring your piece/s of writing to the meeting. Please write your name and a title on each piece. Our president, Shirley Dodding, with helpers, will put them on clipboards and organize them for the meeting. Thank you. This is a great opportunity. I look forward to it.
Meeting location: Willow Room, North Shore Community Centre on Cottonwood, North Kamloops.
A fun event for a good cause. Please come if you can. Kamloops authors will be there with an exciting bunch of books they’ve written.
Some IAG members’ books were offered for sale at the Kamloops Artisan Market at 115 Tranquille. Sadly this market has been discontinued. However, the IAG will participate in the market at Saint Andrews on the Square Saturday morning August 4–and hopefully at other markets in the future.
Author table at Kamloops Artisan Market today. Alex McGilvery & T.D. Roth putting up a tent. The market is at the Wilson Street House, 115 Tranquille this spring & summer from 3 to 7 every Friday. Drop in! If you’d like to sell books there, contact Alex McGilvery at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Coming April 28 to North Kamloops Library: Canadian history, mystery, & adventure. It would be great to see you there.
Icelandic Festival of Manitoba invites submissions of poetry and short stories. You don’t need to be of Icelandic descent to submit. https://www.icelandicfestival.com/festival-events/contests/poetry-short-stories