During 2017 The Atwater Library and Computer Centre, 1200 Atwater Avenue, is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation by engaging the community in writing 150 word fiction and non-fiction pieces, and making 150-second videos about aspects of being Canadian.
Funded in part by by the Community Cultural Action Fund (CCAF) of Canadian Heritage, the QWF, the Atwater Library and Computer Centre 150 Words for 150 Years Writing Competition– is a fun flash writing competition with prizes of $150 in three categories
- Youth (20 and under)
- 21-and-up Fiction
- 21-and-up Nonfiction
Entrants are encouraged to write in 150 words or less what they have to say about Canada through a short story, a point of view to express, or an an experience to share. Write about what Canada means to you.
To submit your piece go to www.atwaterlibrary.ca… click on 150 Words for 150 Years flash writing contest and scroll to submit, where you will enter your submission and submit it.
The deadline is March 31, 2017 For more information speak with Elise Moser 514.935.7344
Our Canada in 150 Seconds: 150-second Videos by 150 Montrealers for Canada’s 150th is a new project at the Atwater Library ad Computer Centre that is running throughout the year. Coordinator Eric Craven is working with several community partners including Saint Columba House, James Lyng High School, Trafalgar School for Girls, Concordia University and Ageing + Communication + Technologies (ACT) and the community at large, to create short videos from the ground up. The video project is funded by Fondation du Grand Montréal (FGM).
For more information contact the Eric at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 514.935.7344
On the 150th day of the year, Tuesday, May 30, the library is hosing a reception for participants in both projects during which prizes will be presented to the winners of the writing contest.