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Growing Room 2019: Manuscript Consultations

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NEC Native Education College

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Part of Growing Room 2019

Half-hour manuscript consultations are available with experienced editors and writing instructors on Saturday, March 9 and Saturday, March 16 at the Native Education College for $35 (plus GST and Eventbrite fees). Manuscript consultations include a half-hour consultation plus notes on a manuscript (10 pages maximum) prepared in advance. All manuscript consultations include a one-year subscription to Room magazine.

If you are purchasing a manuscript consultation, please carefully note your time slot and be prepared to submit your manuscript (of up to 10 pages) by Friday, March 1, 2018. Manuscripts can be emailed to Chelene Knight at managingeditor [at] roommagazine [dot] com.

Formatting Requirements
Double spaced for prose (for poetry, one poem per page but single spaced is fine)
Times New Roman 12 pt
Save in PDF and use the following file format: first name.last name.CONSULTANT LAST NAME (example: Chelene.Knight.KIRTON)

Registration for all manuscript consultations include a one-year subscription to Room magazine.



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SATURDAY, MARCH 9

Arleen Paré
Genres available: Poetry
Time Slots available: 10:30am – 11am; 11am – 11:30am; 11:30am – 12pm; 12pm – 12:30pm

Nicole Breit
Genres available: Creative Non-Fiction
Time Slots available: 2:30pm – 3pm; 3pm – 3:30pm; 3:30pm – 4pm; 4pm – 4:30pm

SATURDAY, MARCH 16

Jónína Kirton
Genres available: Poetry & Creative Non-Fiction
Time Slots available: 10:30am – 11am; 11am – 11:30am

Mallory Tater
Genres available: Poetry & Fiction
Time Slots available: 10:30am – 11am; 11am – 11:30am; 11:30am – 12pm; 12pm – 12:30pm

Nilofar Shidmehr
Genres available: Fiction & Creative Non-Fiction
Time Slots available: 12:30pm – 1pm; 1pm – 1:30pm; 1:30pm – 2pm; 2pm – 2:30pm

Adèle Barclay
Genres available: Poetry
Time Slots available: 2:30pm – 3pm; 3pm – 3:30pm; 3:30pm – 4pm; 4pm – 4:30pm



CONSULTANT BIOS

Adèle Barclay’s debut poetry collection, If I Were in a Cage I’d Reach Out for You, (Nightwood, 2016) won the 2017 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize. Her second collection of poetry, Renaissance Normcore, is forthcoming from Nightwood Editions in fall 2019. Poetry consults, March 16 only.

Victoria writer, Arleen Paré, has won the Victoria Butler Book Prize, the American Golden Crown Award for poetry and the Governor General’s Award for Poetry. Poetry consults, March 9 only.

Jónína Kirton is a Red River Métis/Icelandic poet. Her second book, An Honest Woman, was a finalist in the 2017 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize. Poetry and CNF consults, March 16 only.

Mallory Tater’s debut collection of poetry, This Will Be Good, was released with Book*hug press in 2018. Her debut novel, The Birth Yard, is forthcoming in 2020 with HarperCollins Canada. Poetry and Fiction consults, March 16 only.

Award-winning poet and essayist Nicole Breit teaches genre-bending CNF. She lives on the Sunshine Coast with her wife and two children. CNF consults, March 9 only.

Nilofar Shidmehr is the author of seven books in English and Farsi, including Shirin and Salt Man, a BC Book Prize finalist, and Divided Loyalties, a recent fiction collection. Fiction and CNF consults, March 16 only.


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