Tuesday, 9 August 2011

NorthWord’s issue number five full of Light illuminates Wood Buffalo


Local artist Megan Storrar’s cover captures your attention right away as you pick up NorthWord’s issue number five. As guest editor Linda Black says Storrar's painting Yellow Flowers “captures flowers and sky on a summer Fort McMurray day.”

This issue’s theme is light and it has been expertly captured by our writers and poets. Melodie Campbell explores Vanity Lights and Suzanne McGladdery talks about Solace. We invite you to find out more as you turn these summer-kissed pages accentuating life in the north.

NorthWord is published by The Northern Canada Collective Society for Writers (NCCSW). The local group has a purpose to publish and support the work of writers in northern Canada. Based in Fort McMurray, Alberta the NCCSW will publish NorthWord twice yearly, rotating editors and themes from issue to issue.

The group is now accepting submissions for issue number six, to be edited by local writer Kevin Thornton. The theme is Sin. The deadline is October 15, 2011.

Short stories or excerpts from current projects, fiction or non-fiction (3000 words maximum), verse of no more than 50 lines, along with anything surprising, original, evocative, or inventive can be submitted to the editors at northword@hushmail.com.

NorthWord is available for sale at the Keyano College Bookstore, Coles, Sunshine Café by Mitchell’s in the Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre, Frames and More, Airport Gift Shop, and Heritage Park Gift Shop.

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For more information, please contact:

Kiran Malik-Khan
Media Director
Northern Canada Collective Society for Writers

1 comment:

  1. The Prophetess has arrived at last, speaking to me about the flowers. I mean, her words went to the center of my soul, nay beyond such a mortal place. How could I have known that those were flowers? AND, yet poised against what is referred to as s sky, nay a Fort McMurray sky? The juxtaposition has yet to be delivered. Perhaps she will impart such quantum advice again...... we can only hope.