VMI BETSY WARLAND AWARD ANNOUNCED OCT. 22 We’d love to see you on Oct 22, 5pm at The Nest on Granville Island, Elee is hosting the Vancouver Writers Fest event #66 Blending Genres with Tara McGuire, Stuart Ross, and recent VMI Mentor Jonina Kirton…especially because...

Prose Giveaway Winner Announcement: Karen Schauber

Prose Giveaway Winner Announcement: Karen Schauber Congratulations to Karen Schauber, whose name was drawn for the prose consult giveaway! She will receive a 2-hour free consult with me to work on her prose manuscript. Thank you to everyone who subscribed and...

Introducing Real Vancouver Writing School

NEW PROJECT, NEW EVENT Introducing Real Vancouver Writing School! Real Vancouver Writing School is a special project of Real Vancouver Writers’ Series, a registered non-profit society. We provide unique, practical, and critical conversations on the craft, industry,...


I’m excited to announce a prose consult giveaway, open to subscribers to my newsletter. To be eligible, you either need to be a current subscriber or consent to subscribing to the newsletter. One winner will be chosen at random and will receive a free prose...

Camouflage Complex: the Art of Deception

I’m so eager to share a new project that I’ve been working on that is more timely than ever. Camouflage Complex: The Art of Deception is an one act opera based on my book, Oscar of Between: A Memoir of Identity and Ideas. The opera, written by Lloyd...

Betsy on The Commentary

Listen to Betsy discuss the new edition of her book, Bloodroot, tracing the untelling of motherloss, with Joseph Planta on The Commentary.

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