Join us Tuesday, November 29th at 7pm for Regional Spotlight: Victoria Writers' Society with host Meaghan Hackinen. Register here (bcwriters.ca/events-for-writers) and a link will be sent to you. When it's time for the event, click on the link to join the live Zoom event. Looking forward to seeing you there!
Digital Doors Open at 655pm!
Britta Gundersen’s writing is informed by her global experiences and by human interactions across boundaries, cultures and time. Much of her current work is inspired by the history and geography of Victoria and Quebec City, Canada’s two most iconic cities. Britta’s fiction, non-fiction and poetry have been published by the Victoria Historical Society, British Columbia History Federation, Literary and Historical Society of Quebec and has appeared in Quebec City’s Chronicle-Telegraph as well as Island Writer and other local publications. She also writes under her full name, Britta Gundersen-Bryden.
Michael Maitland is a screenwriter and story writer. Stories from his short story collection The World is But a Broken Heart have been published in The Antigonish Review, The Fiddlehead and Islander Writer. He is currently writing his first novel On Jupiter Island.
Shawnda Wilson is a poet and fiction writer, originally from Montreal. She currently resides in Victoria BC attending university, practicing yoga and meditation.
Loucas Raptis was born and raised in Athens, Greece, and lives in Victoria, BC. He works in the aerospace industry to feed his family and writes stories in order to amuse them. They certainly appreciate the food. His stories have appeared in the Island Writer, The Quarantine Review, Second Chance Lit, Flash Fiction Magazine, The Victoria Naturalist, and elsewhere. He is a four-time prize winner in the Victoria Writers’ Society Annual Writing Contest.
Meaghan Hackinen (FBCW host): Meaghan is a writer and ultra-endurance cyclist whose two-wheeled adventures have taken her from Haida Gwaii to Mexico’s high plateaus, across Canada and the United States, and from North Cape to Tarifa along Europe’s highest paved roads. Her debut travel memoir, South Away: The Pacific Coast on Two Wheels (NeWest Press, 2019) was a finalist for the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize and an Alberta Book Publishing Award. Meaghan has an MFA in Writing from the University of Saskatchewan and lives on the traditional territory of the Syilx (Okanagan) People in Kelowna, British Columbia.
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