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2017 Winterset Board of Directors
  1. 2017 WINTERSET BOARD OF DIRECTORS
  2. 2016 - 2017 Winterset in Summer Inc. Board Members
  3. (The Board Term of Office runs from August 2016 to August 2017.)
  4. Patricia Parsons, Chair of the Board of Directors
  5. Eleanor Dawson, Vice Chair of the Board & Chair-Program Committee
  6. Bert Riggs, Secretary
  7. Kathy Hodder, Treasurer
  8. Cris Carter, Chair-Marketing Committee
  9. Chris Brookes
  10. Carol Bishop-Gwyn
  11. Barbara Case
  12. Noreen Golfman
  13. Jennifer Guy

2016 Winterset Board of Directors
  1. 2016 WINTERSET BOARD OF DIRECTORS
  2. 2015 - 2016 Winterset in Summer Inc. Board Members
  3. (The Board Term of Office runs from August 2015 to August 2016.)
  4. Patricia Parsons, Chair
  5. Bert Riggs, Vice Chair, Programming & Chair 2016 Program Committee
  6. Eleanor Dawson, Vice-Chair, Operations & Chair 2017 Program Committee
  7. Sheila Curran, Secretary
  8. Kathy Hodder, Treasurer
  9. Cris Carter, Chair, Marketing Committee
  10. Ben Blackmore
  11. Carol Bishop-Gwyn
  12. Barbara Case
  13. Noreen Golfman
  14. Jennifer Guy
  15. Randy Street

2015 Winterset Board of Directors
  1. 2014 - 2015 Winterset in Summer Inc. Board Members
  2. (The Board Term of Office runs from August 2014 to August 2015.)
  3. Randy Street, Chair
  4. Bert Riggs, Vice Chair, Programming
  5. Pat Parsons, Vice-Chair, Operations & Chair 2015 Program Committee
  6. Sheila Curran, Secretary
  7. Kathy Hodder, Treasurer
  8. Cris Carter, Chair, Marketing Committee
  9. Noreen Golfman, Chair, Strategic Planning Committee
  10. Susan Sherk, Chair, Governance Committee
  11. Carol Bishop-Gwyn
  12. Jennifer Guy
  13. Ben Blackmore
  14. Eleanor Dawson

2014 Winterset Board of Directors
  1. 2013 - 2014 Winterset in Summer Inc. Board Members
  2. (The Board Term of Office runs from August 2013 to August 2014.)
  3. Randy Street, Chair
  4. Bert Riggs, Vice Chair, Programming
  5. Pat Parsons, Vice-Chair, Operations
  6. Sheila Curran, Secretary
  7. Kathy Hodder, Treasurer
  8. Cris Carter, Chair, Marketing Committee
  9. Noreen Golfman, Chair, Strategic Planning Committee
  10. Bert Riggs, Chair, 2014 Program Committee
  11. Jennifer Guy
  12. Carol Bishop-Gwyn
  13. Richard Gwyn
  14. Susan Sherk
  15. Ben Blackmore
  16. Eleanor Dawson

2013 Winterset Board of Directors
  1. 2012 - 2013 Winterset in Summer Inc. Board Members
  2. (The Board Term of Office runs from August 2012 to August 2013.)
  3. Kathy Hodder, Chair
  4. Jennifer Guy, Vice Chair, Programming
  5. Pat Parsons, Vice-Chair, Operations
  6. Sheila Curran, Treasurer
  7. Cris Carter, Secretary & Chair, Marketing Committee
  8. Noreen Golfman, Chair, Strategic Planning Committee
  9. Carol Bishop Gwyn, Chair, 2013 Program Committee
  10. Richard Gwyn
  11. Georgina Hedges
  12. Bert Riggs
  13. Sydney Ryan
  14. Susan Sherk
  15. Randy Street
  16. Robert Hiscock, Festival Coordinator (non-voting)

2012 Winterset Board of Directors
  1. 2011 -2012 Winterset in Summer Inc. Board Members
  2. (The Board Term of Office runs from August 2011 to August 2012.)
  3. Kathy Hodder, Chair
  4. Jennifer Guy, Vice Chair, Programming
  5. Sheila Curran, Treasurer
  6. Cris Carter, Secretary
  7. Patricia Parsons, Past Chair
  8. Noreen Golfman, Chair, Strategic Planning Committee
  9. Carol Bishop Gwyn, Chair, 2012 Program Committee
  10. Kay Bradley
  11. Richard Gwyn
  12. Georgina Hedges
  13. Sydney Ryan
  14. Susan Sherk
  15. Randy Street
  16. Robert Hiscock, Festival Coordinator (non-voting)

2011 Winterset Board of Directors
  1. 2011 Winterset in Summer Inc. Board Members
  2. Kathy Hodder, Chair
  3. Jennifer Guy, Vice Chair, Programming &
  4. 2011 Program Chair
  5. Sydney Ryan, Vice Chair, Operations
  6. Sheila Curran, Treasurer
  7. Viki O'Dea, Secretary
  8. Patricia Parsons, Past Chair
  9. Noreen Golfman, Chair, Strategic Planning Committee
  10. Carol Bishop Gwyn, Chair, 2012 Program
  11. Kay Bradley
  12. Richard Gwyn
  13. Susan Sherk
  14. Randy Street
  15. Robert Hiscock, Festival Coordinator

2010 Winterset Board of Directors
  1. 2010 Winterset in Summer Inc. Board Members
  2. Kathy Hodder, Chair
  3. Jennifer Guy, Vice Chair, Programming
  4. Sydney Ryan, Vice Chair, Operations
  5. Sheila Curran, Treasurer
  6. Viki O'Dea, Secretary
  7. Patricia Parsons, Past Chair
  8. Noreen Golfman, 2010 Program Committee Chair
  9. Carol Bishop Gwyn
  10. Kay Bradley
  11. Richard Gwyn
  12. Jim Oldford
  13. Robert Hiscock, Festival Coordinator

2009 Winterset Board of Directors
  1. Patricia Parsons, Chairperson
  2. Jennifer Guy, Vice Chair
  3. Kathy Hodder, Treasurer
  4. Viki O'Dea, Secretary
  5. Robert Hiscock, Coordinator
  6. Carol Bishop-Gwyn
  7. Kay Bradley
  8. Richard Gwyn
  9. Jim Oldford
  10. Anne Hart
  11. Bert Riggs
  12. Sydney Ryan
  13. Vicky Hammond

Media Coverage

Winterset in Summer Literary Festival
  1. Finalists announced for 2016 BMO Winterset Award
    ArtsNL Press release
    “Winner to be announced March 16, 2017.“
    February 23, 2017
    ArtsNL announces 2016 Winterset Award finalists
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  2. Director wins NLMusic Award
    Winterset in Summer Committee
    “Eleanor Dawson awarded Denis Parker Industry Builder Award “
    October 19, 2016
    Denis Parker Industry Builder Award presented in Bonavista
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  4. Jury announced for 2016 BMO Winterset Award
    ArtsNL Press release
    “The award encourages and promotes excellence in Newfoundland and Labrador writing. It was established in 2000 by author and journalist Richard Gwyn.“
    October 12, 2016
    ArtsNL is pleased to announce that Alison Dyer, George Murray, and Berni Stapleton will form the 2016 BMO Winterset Award jury
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  5. 2016 Winterset in Summer Brochure
    Winterset in Summer
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    June 23, 2016
    Highlights of the 2016 Festival events, including Authors, Hosts, and Musicians.
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  6. Winterset in Summer Festival Announces August 12-14, 2016 line up
    Winterset in Summer
    “The Festival highlights some of Canada's and Newfoundland and Labrador's best writers.“
    April 12, 2016
    Details of The Complete Program Highlights.
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  7. Sara Tilley is the winner of the 2015 BMO Winterset Award
    ArtsNL press Release
    “The award celebrates excellence in Newfoundland and Labrador writing.“
    March 24, 2016
    Winner of the 2015 BMO Winterset Award announced
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  8. Sara Tilley wins 2015 Winterset Award
    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/winterset-award-sara-tilley-duke-1.3506166
    “The Winterset Award, designed to encourage and promote excellence in writing, is handed out each year.“
    March 24,2016
    Winterset Award winner announced
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  9. Finalists announced for 2015 BMO Winterset Award
    ArtsNL
    “Finalists for the 2015 BMO Winterset Award are Stan Dragland, Sara Tilley, and Leslie Vryenhoek“
    March 2, 2016 (St. Johns, NL)
    ArtsNL announce Winterset Award finalists for 2015
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  10. Finalists announced for 2015 BMO Winterset Award
    Arts NL Press Release
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    March 2, 2016

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  11. BMO Financial Group renews sponsorship of the ArtsNL managed BMO Winterset Award
    ArtsNL & BMO Press Release
    “BMO is proud to continue its support of literary excellence in Newfoundland and Labrador“
    October 13, 2015
    BMO Financial Group has renewed its committment to support the BMO Winterset Award with a five-year sponsorship worth $100,000 or $20,000 anually.
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  12. Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council launches new brand identity
    Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council
    “This is a thoughtful evolution of what our original logo represented by using the boat building icon, said Winsor. When that was created, the NLAC had just been established, and it signified that we were building something that would last, and it has f“
    July 14, 2015 (St. Johns, NL)
    Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council launches new brand identity to kick off 35th anniversary ArtsNL brand unveiled at 30th anniversary Arts Awards
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  13. Emily Mandel wins 2015 Arthur C Clarke award for best sci-fi
    The Guardian
    “Arthur C Clarke award goes to 'elegy for the hyper-globalised present'“
    May 6, 2015

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  14. Terry Fallis wins second Leacock award
    The Toronto Star
    “Author of The Best Laid Plans becomes a two-time Stephen Leacock Medal winner with his latest No Relation. “
    April 30, 2015
    Terry Fallis will be a panelist on the Leacock Voices panel at Winterset this summer!
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  15. Megan Gail Coles wins the 2014 BMO Winterset Award
    Newfoundland and labrador Arts Council
    “The award, which celebrates excellence in Newfoundland and Labrador writing, was“
    March 26, 2015
    Megan Gail Coles is the winner of the 2014 BMO Winterset Award for her book Eating
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  17. About the 2014 BMO Winterset Award finalists
    Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council (NLAC)
    “Background of finalists“
    February 26, 2015
    Authors and Books profiled
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  18. Finalists announced for 2014 BMO Winterset Award
    The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council (NLAC)
    “The award celebrates excellence in Newfoundland and Labrador writing“
    February 26, 2015 (St. Johns, NL)
    The 2014 BMO Winterset Award are Megan Gail Coles, Michael Crummey, and Alan Doyle
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  19. Jury announced for 2014 BMO Winterset Award
    NLAC
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    September 24, 2014

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  20. Arts Community Mourns the Death of Edythe Goodridge
    The Telegram
    “"Goodridge lived in Salvage, where she helped set up the very successful Winterset Festival, staged annually in Eastport."“
    June 5, 2014
    Edythe Goodridge, a prominent figure in Newfoundland and Labrador's arts community, has died.
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  22. Michael Enright Receives Honorary Degree from MUN
    Memorial University of Newfoundland
    “For his significant contribution to broadcasting in Canada and the literary scene in Newfoundland and Labrador, Michael Enright will be awarded an honorary doctor of laws degree at the session of convocation in Corner Brook on May 9.“
    April 10th, 2014
    For his significant contribution to broadcasting in Canada and the literary scene in Newfoundland and Labrador, Michael Enright will be awarded an honorary doctor of laws degree at the session of convocation in Corner Brook on May 9.
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  23. 2013 BMO Winterset Award winner announced
    NLAC Press Release
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    March 20, 2014
    March 20, 2014 (St. Johns, NL) Paul Bowdring is the winner of the 2013 BMO Winterset Award for his book The Strangers Gallery. The award, which celebrates excellence in Newfoundland and Labrador writing, was presented today at a ceremony at Governmen
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  24. Finalists announced for BMO Winterset Award 2013
    Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council
    “announce the finalists for the 2013 BMO Winterset Award are Paul Bowdring, Carmelita McGrath, and Lisa Moore“
    March 3rd, 2014
    The award celebrates excellence in Newfoundland and Labrador writing. The winner will be announced at Government House on Thursday, March 20, 2014
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  25. 2012 BMO Winterset Award Winner Announced
    The Telegram
    “Andy Jones wins BMO Winterset Award“
    March 30, 2013

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  26. CBC Sunday Edition from Winterset in Summer, Eastport, NL
    CBC Website link
    “Sunday Edition with Michael Enright airs Michael's interview with Simon Winchester on Sunday, December 30, 2012. This interview was recorded before a live audience at Winterset in Summer Festival in Eastport, NL in August 2012.“
    December 30, 2012
    Go to http://www.cbc.ca/thesundayedition/shows/2012/12/28/simon-winchester/ to listen or visit the "Links" section of this website to be directed to the site automatically.
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  27. Writer makes history
    The Telegram
    “Don McKay made history Thursday, as the first writer presented with the BMO Winterset Award for a collection of essays. “
    March 23, 2012
    2011 Winterset Award presented at Government house.
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  28. Don McKay wins the 2011 BMO Winterset Award
    Newfoundland and Labrador Asts Council Press Release
    “March 22, 2012, St. Johns, NL Don McKay is the winner of the 2011 BMO Winterset Award for his book The Shell of the Tortoise. The award, which celebrates excellence in Newfoundland and Labrador writing, was presented today at a ceremony at Government H“
    March 22, 2012
    The BMO Winterset Award honours the memory of Sandra Fraser Gwyn, St. Johns-born social historian, prize-winning author, who did so much to promote a national awareness of the arts of this province.
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  29. About the 2011 BMO Winterset Award finalists
    NLAC Press release
    “Backgrounder: About the 2011 BMO Winterset Award finalists“
    March 6, 2012
    Background information on the finalists.
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  30. Finalists announced for 2011 BMO Winterset Award
    The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council (NLAC) Press Release
    “Finalists for the 2011 BMO Winterset Award are Edward Riche, Don McKay, and Mark Callanan“
    March 6, 2012 (St. Johns, NL)
    NLAC announces the finalists for the 2011 Winterset Awards.
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  31. Making waves
    Gander Beacon
    “"The recipient of this year's award demonstrates what can be achieved by an enterprising and energetic group of volunteers who work together as a team with others in the community," said Minister Dalley. “
    March 2, 2012
    A local heritage group has been named the recipient of a prestigious provincial tourism award.
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  32. Writer-in-Residence Call for Applications
    Winterset in Summer Committee
    “Winterset in Summer Inc. is inviting applications from Newfoundland and Labrador writers for the position of Writer-in-Residence for the period August 1 to August 31, 2012.“
    October 29, 2011
    Application details for The Writer in Residence position.
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  33. Literary Festival to introduce Writer in Residence Program.
    Winterset in Summer Committee
    “The Writer in Residence program is another example of innovation for the Festival and one of a series of outreach programs the Festival hopes to implement over the next few years.“
    October 29, 2011
    Winterset Press Release
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  34. Summertime for Winterset
    Gerard Collins
    “Picture, if you will, seven former Winterset winners on the same stage at once.“
    August 2011
    Transcontinental/Creative Books Newsletter
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  35. Winterset in Summer Newsletter
    Winterset in Summer Committee Publication
    “Its the 10th anniversary of Winterset in Summer and were celebrating with the largest gathering of award-winning authors in our history!“
    April 23, 2011
    Important Information about the August 2011 Festival
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  36. NLAC announces BMO Winterset Winner
    NLAC Press Release
    “The award, which celebrates excellence in Newfoundland and Labrador writing, was presented today at a ceremony at Government House in St. Johns. “
    March 24, 2011
    Winterset Award Winner for 2010 Announced
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  37. BMO Winterset Award Finalists for 2010 Announced
    Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council Press Release
    “Public reading and reception at 7 pm, March 23 at The Rooms“
    March 2, 2011
    NLAC press release on 2010 BMO Winterset Award finalists
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  38. BMO Winterset Award finalists announced
    The Telegram
    “Martin, Power, Wangersky vying for $10,000 prize“
    March 3, 2011
    Jury for 2010 announces finalists for the BMO Winterset Award.
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  39. Winterset in Summer Literary Festival
    Marie Wadden, CBC
    “This literary festival will tempt you inside, even when the weather is at its most alluring.“
    August 2010
    Marie Wadden of the CBC writes about the 2010 festival.
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  40. A literary gem in Eastport
    The Telegram
    “It s celebration of the written word and an opportunity to listen to writers share their work, their process, and their passion for writing. “
    August 16, 2010
    Martha Muzychka shares her thoughts about Winterset in Summer 2010
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  41. Tortoise wins Winterset race
    The Telegram
    “Gwyn said that the finalists are proof Newfoundland and Labrador is the most creative part of the country.“
    March 26, 2010
    Winterset Award presented at Government House.
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  42. Winterset Nominees
    The Telegram
    “Local authors nominated“
    March 25, 2010
    Lisa Moore, Michael Crummey, and Jessica Grant at public reading and reception.
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  43. WintersetIn Summer Board Press Release
    Files
    “Margaret Atwood, Linden MacIntyre and Michael Crummey among featured authors at upcoming Winterset in Summer Literary Festival 2010.“
    January 18, 2010
    Winterset in Summer Board of Directors is pleased to announce the line-up for the 2010 Festival Weekend
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  44. Crummey, Grant and Moore Winterset finalists
    The Telegram
    “The winner will be announced on March 25.“
    March 3, 2010
    NLAC announces 2009 Winterset Award Winners
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  45. Jury announced for 2009 Winterset Award
    The Telegram
    “Award to be presented at Government House March 25, 2010“
    October 16, 2009
    Article on Winterset Award
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  46. Winterset in Summer announces lineup
    The Telegram
    “Literary Festival draws top Canadian talent“
    January 19, 2010
    Article on Winterset 2010 Program
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  47. Winterset Awards Maggs' Poetry of Hockey
    The Telegram
    “That seemed to catch everybody's attention...“
    March 27th, 2009
    2008 Winterset Award
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  48. Festival Offers A Chance For Writers To Mingle
    The Telegram
    “Book Lovers Get Ready“
    2005
    Article On The Winterset Awards
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