2017 Writer in Residence: Micheline Maylor


 Dr. Micheline Maylor is the current Poet Laureate of Calgary. Her collection Little Wildheart was short-listed for the Robert Kroetsch award for experimental poetry and is slated for publication in spring of 2017 with University of Alberta Press. She teaches at Mount Royal University. She is the Calgary Public Library Author in Residence in the fall of 2016. She serves as poetry editor at Frontenac House Press. She serves as the Past-president and co-founder of Freefall Literary Society, and remains a consulting editor.

Micheline’s residency will run from March 1, 2017 – May 31, 2017. Watch for all the exciting events to be announced soon.

Book Your Manuscript Consultation (AWCS Members ONLY)

Micheline will be available Wednesday evenings and one Saturday a month for one-on-one manuscript consultations.

AWCS members receive ONE free manuscript consultation. If you want a second one, you will be placed on a waitlist and if we have space near the end, you can book a second consultation.

Dates & Times

  • Saturday, March 11 – 9am – 4pm
  • Wednesdays, March 15, 22, 29 – 6pm – 9pm
  • Saturday, April 8 – 9am – 4pm
  • Wednesdays, April 12, 19, 26  – 6pm – 9pm
  • Saturday, May 6 – 9am – 4pm
  • Wednesdays, May 10, 17, 24 – 6pm – 9pm

Consultations are now FULL.

Manuscript Guidelines

Submit manuscripts by email only to writerinresidence@alexandrawriters.org at least 3-days prior to manuscript consultation.

Prose Submissions must be typed, double-spaced, in a 12-pt, easy to read font. (Times New Roman, Calibri, Arial) | Maximum 10 pages.

Poetry Submissions must be single-spaced, one poem per page, in a 12-pt, easy to read font. (Times New Roman, Calibri, Arial) | Maximum 10 poems.