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  • January 10, 2020 thru January 12, 2020
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Jayme Moye, Banff Mountain Centre’s 2019 winner for Best Mountaineering Article will lead a mini writing conference in Fernie.

Jayme's winning piece, Thirteen Feet Under appeared in the June 2019 issue of Alpinist.

Jayme’s freelance writing appears in a variety of magazines including Men’s Journal, Travel + Leisure, National Geographic, and, of course the standard for outdoor writing, Outside. She is co-author, with professional climber Hans Florine, of “On the Nose: A Lifelong Obsession with Yosemite’s Most Iconic Climb.” Her ability to viscerally tell a story has been recognized by numerous awards prior to the most recent Banff honor.


Friday from 7pm and Saturday from 2pm: Workshop sessions. Sessions will run into the evening with a break for dinner.
Jayme will lead sessions in Sports/Travel writing and creative non-fiction. Keith Liggett, long-time Fernie resident and writer, will lead a workshop on poetry and fiction.

Sunday at 8:30 am: Breakfast with Jayme at the Cirque Restaurant in Lizard Creek Lodge. Jayme will read and answer questions about her work.
The breakfast is open to the public. Call 250-423-2056 for reservations.

Saturday and Sunday morning are left free for skiing or other activities.

The Fernie Writers Conference and the Tamarack Workshop Society (a BC non-profit society) offer graduate-style writers workshops open to writers of all abilities. The workshops focus on developing craft and bringing the writer to a new awareness in their work.

TUITION: $250. Federation of BC Writers members receive a 10% discount on tuition.

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