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West Coast Newfoundland Writers Group



New Horizons for Seniors:

Interviews with Deer Lake Seniors are transcribed and are available upon request. 

Pathways Through the Ages summarizes the information by telling Deer Lake's story from 1927 to 1957 through the life stages of the fictional Janes' family.


Annual Events:


- Open Mic at the Hideaway Pub

- Open House at the DJY financial building

- Winter Carnival/Winterfest Open Mic

- Summer Voices: a variety of collaborative events for people of all ages:

Pictures & Words:  Artists, Authors and Publishers participate in a three-day event. Art is exhibited. Authors read original work. Books are available for sale.

Special events for younger creative people:  Examples: Waves and Words; Drama workshops: Open Mic for Youth; Movie: 8 Ball; Sounds of Youth

- Summer Student and Work Term placements


Current Project:

- Handbook for Making Your Golden Years Golden.

Our Projects

Future and Past Projects/Activities

- Supporting new and established writers by providing a forum for sharing work.
- Writing Workshops for students and other people that are interested
- Hosting visiting writers from other areas of the country
- Participating in Winter Carnivals and Strawberry Festivals
- Providing co-op placements and summer jobs for both High School and University students
- Providing contact with the national organization, the Writers Union of Canada

Past Projects


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