Writers' Community of York Region

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Record Details
Alternate Name WCYR
Office Phone Contact through website is preferred but if you do not have Internet access, email president@wcyork.ca
E-Mail info@wcyork.ca
Website www.wcyork.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/WCYR01
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/WrtrComYrkRegn
Primary Contact M.J., Chair; Email: president@wcyork.ca
Alternate Contact Kim McDougall, Program Coordinator; Email: Meetings@wcyork.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Elaine Jackson, President; Email: president@wcyork.ca
Established 2011
Primary Executive Lauren Solar, Treasurer; Email: treasurer@wcyork.ca
Alternate Executive Linda Francis, Membership Coordinator; Email: membership@wcyork.ca
Funding Membership fees - Meeting fees $20- $25 (includes catered meal)
Description (Service) Offers support through education and networking * offers an agenda of diverse speakers and workshops

Write Now Youth Group fosters student writers in grades 7-12 * All genres and interests including fiction, slam poetry, scripting, blogging, zineing, or any combination * discuss books and writers who influence their writing * engage in individual and collaborative writing tasks based on a variety of prompts * receive and provide feedback about their own and others’ writing
Hours Adults Sun 1pm - 4pm * Youth Group Sat 2 pm to 4 pm
Dates Checkwebsite for speaker updates and detailed meeting and workshop information
Meetings Meetings and workshops held once per month, generally on Sunday from 1pm to 4pm * meeting information is posted on the website. Check www.wcyork.ca for up-to-date information.
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Written material may occasionally contain mature topics, themes or language * you don't have to be a writer to join * all genres and levels of skill are welcome * also welcomes supporters of the written word and those wishing to hear more from writers/about writing
Application Membership form available online
Languages English
Fees Membership - Annual fee $50; Meeting fee (members) - $15 advance, $20 at door, Non-members $20 advance, $25 at door * Lunch fee (non-members) $30
Located In Community Newmarket
Mailing Address c/o Writers' Community of York Region 
93144 Newmarket East 
Newmarket, ON L3Y 8K3
Physical Access Not Applicable ; contact for event accessibility
Service Categories Humanities Clubs/Societies ; Writing Instruction
Resources Available on line

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