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The 2011 DTES Writers' Jamboree

We've now finalized our agenda for April 29's The 2011 DTES Writers' Jamboree (which is being sponsored by Simon Fraser University's The Writer's Studio, the Vancouver Public Library Foundation, and the Carnegie Community Centre) and I'd like to share it with you now. Posters are hitting the streets tomorrow, so consider this a sneak peak at what's sure to be a lively, informative, and fun-filled day.

Mini-Manuscript Consultations*
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. - Segun Afolabi, Shaena Lambert, and Michael Turner
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Cynthia Flood, Lee Henderson, and Fiona Tinwei Lam
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. - Sonnet L'Abbé, Nancy Richler, and Anne Stone
*Pre-Booking required - sign up at the Carnegie Community Centre.

Lunch-Time Reading
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. - Brian Payton

Round Table Discussion: Success Stories: How I Got Published
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. - Gurjinder Basran, Evelyn Lau, Anne Stone, and Timothy Taylor

Round Table Discussion: How to Be Heard
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. - Mercedes Eng, Cecily Nicholson, Jordan Scott, and Cathleen With

Professional Skills Workshop: Editing
3:45 - 5:45 p.m. - Miranda Pearson and Nancy Richler

Professional Skills Workshop: Practical Steps to Getting Published
3:45 - 5:45 p.m. - Aimee Ouellette and Tracy Stefanucci

Evening Reading
7:30 - 8:30 p.m. - Evelyn Lau, Joanne Arnott, and the three Writing Contest winners

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