E-Newsletter: Malahat Lite

Malahat lite is our monthly electronic newsletter. Each edition presents news about The Friends of The Malahat (a group for lovers of the written word in the Victoria-area), upcoming contests and events, or the latest issue of the magazine. To subscribe, send an email to malahat@uvic.ca.

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  • November 2013 Interviews with a recent Friend, Nancy Davies, and with Issue 184 contributors Matt Rader and Concetta Principe. MalaPod podcast with Matt Rader by Malahat volunteer Stephanie Harrington. Q&A with The Bookshelf, a bookstore in Guelph, Ontario. Reviews of books by Daphne Marlatt and Lisa Moore. Invites to submit to our upcoming Novella Contest, and our At Home in Translation Issue.
  • October 2013 Interviews with Lisa Martin-Demoor, Carmelinda Scian and Susan Buis, winners of the 2013 Open Season Awards. Learn about Root Memory, an upcoming Malahat-sponsored panel at the 2013 Victoria Writers Festival. Read interviews with two Journey Prize-nominated contributors, Laura Legge and Naben Ruthnum.
  • September 2013 Interviews with Jeffery Donaldson, Yasuko Thanh and Mark Abley, this year's judges for the 2014 Open Season Awards. Read a story and interview with issue #183 contributor Armand Garnet Ruffo. Listen to a MalaPods podcast with VWF panelist Maleea Acker. Read an interview with our 2013 Far Horizons Award winner Kerry-Lee Powell.
  • August 2013 Read a story and interview with Stephen Marche, a MalaPods podcast with Friend of The Malahat Brent Schaus, a draw for a $25 Russell Books gift certificate, information on a Malahat-sponsored panel at the Victoria Writers' Festival, and our 2014 Open Season Awards.
  • July 2013 Interview with 2012 Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize winner Carla Funk, A MalaPods podcast with issue #183 contributor Dorothy Field, a feature on Malahat-carrier Mac's Fireweed Books in Whitehorse, and info on our Summer Subscription Deal and 2013 Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize.
  • June 2013 Interviews with Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize judge John Vaillant, issue #182 contributor Anna Maxymiw, 2013 Long Poem Prize winners Kim Trainor and Claire Caldwell, and UVic 50th Anniversary Prize for Poetry winner Pamela Porter. Info on our Summer Subscription Deal and Congress 2013 events.
  • May 2013 Interviews with issue #182 contributor Cody Klippenstein, poetry board member Rhonda Batchelor, and Friend of The Malahat Wally du Temple. Info on our Congress 2013 events in June 2013.
  • April 2013 Interviews with 2011 Far Horizons Award for Short Fiction winner Zoey Leigh Peterson, Issue #182 contributor Lorna Crozier, 2013 Founders' Award winners Kris Bertin and Matthew Tierney, and a feature on Malahat seller Words Worth Books.
  • March 2013 Info on our 1st-annual spring symposium WordsThaw 2013, interviews with the three winners of our 2013 Open Season Awards, interview with 2013 Far Horizons Award for Fiction judge Alissa York, interview with UVic 50th Anniversary Writing Contest in Fiction winner Laura Kraemer, and creative nonfiction and interview with 2012 Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction prize winner, Carla Funk from issue #181, Winter 2012.
  • February 2013 Info on our 1st-annual spring symposium WordsThaw 2013, fiction and interview with Laura Legge from our Winter issue #181, Q&A with fiction board member Matthew Hooton, and a conversation with Friend of The Malahat Sheila Martindale.
  • January 2013 Daryl Hine from our Winter issue #181, Sandra Djwa lecture, winter launch info, holiday subscription deals, summary of John Threlfall's "Writing the Arts," Galiano Island Books, and WordsThaw 2013!
  • December 2012 Long Poem Prize info and interviews, Sandra Djwa lecture, holiday subscription deals, Chris Donahoe, Carla Funk, and more!
  • November 2012 Friends Edition
  • October 2012 Fall Issue Edition
  • September 2012 Contest Edition
  • August 2012 Friends Edition
  • July 2012 Summer Issue Edition
  • June 2012 Contest Edition
  • May 2012 Friends Edition
  • April 2012 Spring Issue Edition
  • March 2012 Contest Edition
  • February 2012 Friends Edition
  • January 2012 Winter Issue Edition (.pdf, 153 KB)