* Vancouver Island-based poet and editor Gary Geddes will appear at the Park Theatre on Tuesday as a part of the MayWorks festival.
* Charlene Diehl, local writer and director of THIN AIR, the Winnipeg International Writers Festival, will introduce a documentary on Cape Breton writer Alistair Macleod on Thursday.
* Edmonton-based novelist Thomas Trofimuk has appeared twice in trade publication Quill & Quire in recent weeks. Trofimuk's first novel, The 52nd Poem (2002), was published by Winnipeg's Great Plains Publications.
* The 25th anniversary of Keycon, Winnipeg's annual science fiction and fantasy convention, is slated for the Victoria Day long weekend.
* The long list for this year's 35,000 euro Frank O'Connor International Short Story Prize includes expatriate Canadian writer Alison MacLeod's Fifteen Modern Tales of Attraction.
To read more, see the Winnipeg Free Press website.