News & Notes
April was National Poetry Month and ten SWC poets worked over several months to create a new poetry chapbook: Beyond the Moment - Writing from the edge of the Salish Sea.
Please join us on Thursday, May 11th at the Sooke Library for our launch with readings from some of the poets. Doors open at 6:45 pm, readings begin at 7pm.
For more information about the chapbook visit Chapbook - Beyond the Moment
With thanks to Sooke Public Library for their support.
Open to all:
May 27 - we launch our 10th anthology at the Sooke Region Museum Pavilion with readings and treats.
Event begins at 1:30pm
June 1 - Sooke Night Market
June 17 - a retreat for members to share, teach, learn and connect
To provide support, connection, inspiration and encouragement to writers* at all levels of development in the Sooke region through membership services which include monthly meetings and community outreach in the form of student writing contests, workshops and readings.
*please note this group is for adults
Meetings & Reminders
We meet in the library Thursday, October 26 at 6:45pm to discuss future planning, potential writing groups and sharing
SWC has a virtual spot for members to continue to connect, learn, share, give feedback and support at sookewriters.ca. An annual membership gives you access to the forum, Zoom meetings, member gatherings & workshops as well as a spot in our annual anthology.
Stay informed about future meetings and events by signing up for SWC News.
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