News & Notes

Literary Event!

You are invited!

Please join us in a conversation and reading with Sooke region author and Governor General’s Literary Award winner Darrel J. McLeod, author of “Mamaskatch: A Cree Coming of Age”. Thursday, September 12th, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., Sooke Region Museum Pavilion, 2070 Phillips Road, Sooke. This is a free event but please RSVP so we can prepare for you.

Please RSVP: Doni Eve

 


Write Your Story: A memoir writing workshop with award-winning author Darrel J. McLeod.

This free workshop is sponsored by the Federation of BC Writers and Sooke Region Historical Society. Saturday, September 14, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, Sooke Region Museum Pavilion. Bring a pen, a notebook and your memories. Space is limited. Please register at: bcwriters.ca/events-for-writers 

 

Making the News

Kevin Laird wrote an enlightening article that appeared in Sooke News Mirror and Monday Magazine about the abundance of writers in the Sooke area including the Sooke Writers’ Collective .

“With a half-dozen well-known authors among its residents and a social scene revolving around local coffee shops and the Sooke Writers’ Collective, Sooke could be Greater Victoria’s best kept literary secret.”

Read the article here.

Changes!

We have a launched a virtual spot for members to continue to connect, learn, share, give feedback and support.  Meetings will be held via Zoom or within the forum network now at sookewriters.ca

Stay informed about future meetings and events by signing up for SWC News.

View our anthology collection (eight of them!) at the Gallery by Sooke Arts Council.

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Our Mission

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

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