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Guild News and Events

Summer Break 2021

  • Workshops will return in the fall of the year
  • Time: 2:00pm - 4pm or as needed.
  • Place: online(Zoom)
  • Please note: Non-Guild members are welcome to join the online workshop Interested parties can email and request the Zoom link for this event.

Celebrating Helen Fogwill Porter and Newfoundland Writers’ Guild Life Members>

Pictures of the event are available from this link Celebrating Helen Fogwill Porter and Newfoundland Writers Guild Life Members. The program for the event is available here: Program.

Lillian Bouzane was interviewed on CBC's On the Go regarding her new on-line poetry collection Surprised by Joy: Poems in the time of Covid.

Esther Slaney Brown and Roberta Buchanan were recently interviewed by archaeologist and explorer, Latonia Hartery, for the radio documentary, Deadweight at Best: The Frozen Voices of Women Explorers, Part 1 and 2. The program is available as a CBC Radio podcast on Atlantic Voice.

During a reception at Government House on October 16, 2018 to celebrate the Newfoundland Writers Guild’s 50th Anniversary, Lt.-Gov. Judy Foote congratulated members on their writing accomplishments. The full article published in the Newfoundland Herald -


Bernice Morgan was inducted into the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council Hall of Honour on December 1, 2020. Her induction can be viewed at:

Lillian Bouzane has just put her new book on Amazon. It is a Young Adult book of short stories. Two girls grow up on Handy Harbour Island, a small island off the north east coast of Newfoundland. At first glance they seem to be living an ordinary life ... The second part of the book contains stories either told or written by the grandmother of one of the girls, but no less interesting. If you wish to purchase the book for $3.74. go to: Newfoundland-Stories-Handy-Harbour-Island-ebook"

Exhibition at the Room by deceased artist, writer, and guild member Rae Perlin : Rae Perline: Whatever I wanted was out there in the world somewhere"

Once upon an Iceberg: Errol's Twillingate Adventure,the third book in the Errol the Mouse series by guild member Sheilah Roberts Lukins was recently released by Breakwater Books. Once upon an Iceberg: Errol's Twillingate Adventure"