Sooke Types

Sooke TypesWe celebrated the physical manifestation of our third anthology Sooke Types at the Reading Room Cafe on May 19th. The kick off was led by award winning poet Wendy Morton reading her poem “Equinox” from the anthology. Members Linda Green Abraham, Jenny Boklaschuk, dl clay, Tatjana Darling, AY Dorsey, Doni Eve, Rene Low, Paulina Pallot and newest member (a half hour old) Barry Whiting read from works in progress or anthology pieces.

The anthology is a combination of writing by members and the winning entries to our annual EMCS Student Writing Contest.  For the last three years the winners have been published in our anthology and receive cash prizes.

This year’s winners:

Poetry: Julia Hensley
Junior Fiction: 1st place – Michael Ross
Junior Fiction: 2nd place – Dawson deWeerd
Senior Fiction: 1st place – Makayla Scharf
Senior Fiction: 2nd place – Nick Gakena

More details on the launch events here

Look for our anthology Sooke Types – in stores soon!

An Invitation

Sooke TypesYou are invited to join the Sooke Writers’ Collective on Thursday May 19th to launch the new book Sooke Types – Sooke Writers’ Collective Anthology Three. This exciting collection of poetry, story, memoir and more also contains the five winning entries from EMCS student writers. Sooke Types highlights the many types of writing, storytelling and writers in our region.

All are welcome to attend to get the first look at the new anthology, meet the Collective and hear some of our members read.

Thursday, May 19th, 7 pm
The Reading Room café