Announcing ‘Wise Words’ - a Seniors Writing Program, and Anthology

9 Jul 2021 3:54 PM | Bryan Mortensen (Administrator)

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COURTENAY, BC The FBCW (Federation of BC Writers’) is pleased to announce a unique senior-focused writing program, aptly named Wise Words.  This project is funded by the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program. This program will be about, for and run by seniors from communities across the province. 

“We are thrilled to be able to run this programming online and via telephone, so we can reach rural and small communities in our province,” said Bryan Mortensen, Executive Director at The Federation of British Columbia Writers. “There is a known need to reach this group of writers and facilitate communication, discussion around the topics that mean most to them.”

The program is set to run until Spring 2022, and will encompass twenty plus tele/video-conference sessions, covering a wide range of topics.  The finished product of the group's efforts will be a published anthology with twenty or so pertinent articles.

Our passionate committee members, and staff look forward to working with participants on a rewarding project that wouldn’t be possible without this grant. 

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