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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Facilitator for WritersNL Virtual Writing Group 

March 7, 2024

Join Our Online Writers’ Group Incubator: Be a Trial Facilitator!  

Are you passionate about nurturing writing talent and fostering literary communities? WritersNL invites dynamic and dedicated individuals to apply for the role of Facilitator in our upcoming virtual writing group. This initiative aims to support and inspire writers across rural areas while contributing to the literary landscape of our province and beyond.

Overview: As a Facilitator, you will lead and engage participants in a virtual writing group conducted via Zoom over 5 sessions. Your primary responsibilities include encouraging writing, fostering group development, and ensuring the smooth functioning of the sessions. Collaboration with the group and WritersNL is key to enhancing this initiative.

• Facilitate a virtual writing group for 5 sessions.
• Sessions will be 1 – 1.5 hours long
• Encourage writing and group development in rural areas.
• Ensure adherence to planned meeting times.
• Collaborate with the group and WritersNL to improve the initiative.
• Familiarity with the hosting back-end of Zoom is considered an asset.

Payment: Selected facilitators will receive $1,000, distributed at $200 per session.

Benefits: This initiative aligns with WritersNL’s mission to create a supportive environment for writers, nurture talent at all levels, and advocate for the literary arts. Join us in contributing to the cultural enrichment of Newfoundland and Labrador.

How to Apply: 
• Send your application to, including:
• 100-word biography and photo
• A maximum 300-word statement outlining why you’re the ideal facilitator for this group.

Timeline: Facilitator selection: End of March 2024

Group formation: After facilitator selection

Application Deadline: Sunday, March 24, @ 11:59 p.m. NST

Join us in shaping the future of writing in our province! Together, let’s inspire, create, and celebrate the power of words. Apply today!

Times and Locations

March 7, 2024

3:00 pm