Member news: November 2019

Editors Toronto member Damian Tarnopolsky’s play The Defence has won first prize in the 2019 Herman Voaden National Playwriting Competition. Damian received the $15,000 award and his script underwent a professional three-day workshop at the Dan School of Drama and Music at Queen’s University, followed by a public staged reading at the 2019 Kingston WritersFest.

Editors Nova Scotia member Ginny McGowan, PhD, is a recipient of the 2019 WISE 50 Over 50 Award.

Ginny was also instrumental in the development of a nine-month pilot project to engage Prince Edward Island youth with barriers to employment in the era of climate change. The program, which includes a mentoring component, received funding from the federal government and was launched on Monday, October 21.

Editors Canada Member News is where we share information about members and affiliates who win awards, publish books and make their mark in other important ways.

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