Writers’ Union Annual General Meeting
This year the AGM for The Writers’ Union held in St. John’s, Newfoundland. I’d never been to that province before, and it reminded of my reading in Rutherglen a week before, in that it seemed much more culturally alive for the size of its population than places like Toronto.
A major part of the pleasure in AGMs and conferences is just being with people of similar interests. The travel to interesting places and the enforced break from actually working are added bonuses.
In Canada three annual major get-togethers for professional writers are: