VMI Betsy Warland Between Genres Award Winner Announced

The VMI Betsy Warland Between Genres Award recognizes titles that combine two or more genres, such as memoir and literary criticism, fiction and non-fiction, or memoir and poetry. The inaugural winner was announced at a ceremony at the Vancouver Writers Fest on...

An Omnibus Reading by VMI mentors

Join Betsy and other VMI mentors via Zoom on Saturday October 30, 2021 at 4pm. Email info@vancouvermanuscriptintensive.com for the link. Reminder: Application deadline for the six-month VMI Program and the Fellowship is November 9, 2021. All details at...

VMI 2022 now accepting applications

The Vancouver Manuscript Intensive (VMI) is now accepting applications for 2022. VMI pairs writers with professional authors to help develop their manuscripts to the fullest potential in a 6-month program. For all the details, please visit the VMI web site. Deadline...

VMI 2021 Celebration Reading

Vancouver Manuscript Intensive Saturday June 19, 202110:30 – 11:45am PDT The 2021 cohort of VMI Intensive Program presents readings from their works-in-progress under the guidance of mentors Aren X. Tulchinsky, Betsy Warland, Elee Kraljii Gardiner, Mark Winston,...

A new national literary prize in my name!

Introducing: The VMI Betsy Warland Between Genres Award. For a book published in Canada in the calendar year 2021 that is a hybrid genre, or straddles two or more genres. The winner will receive $500 at a ceremony at the Vancouver Writers’ Festival in Fall 2021,...

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