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Heather Nolan

Email: heatherlnolan@gmail.com

Publications – Books

x The novella This is Agatha Falling forthcoming from Pedlar Press (St. John’s), March 2019

Publications – Journals + Anthologies

x The short story “Shattered Glass” forthcoming in Spadina Literary Review, April 2019
x The short story “A Flood of Sorts” forthcoming in Dystopia From the Rock anthology from Engen Books, 2019
x The poem “Inis Oírr iii” published in Newfoundland Quarterly, September 2018
x The poem “Departure” published in 2018 VIATOR issue 3
x The poems “Cartographer” and “Ode to the Woodstove” published in Paper Mill Press, Spring 2018
x The poems “To Make a Man a Monster” and “Rehearsals” published in 4 O’Clock Whistle, December 2017 Issue 11
x The short story “The Look” published in June 2015 in Secret East Magazine
x The poem “Middle Cove Beach, 3 A.M.” published in January 2015 (vol 4) The Paragon
x The short story “A Flood of Sorts” published in March 2014 (Issue 2) The Overcast
x The poem “Anticipation of an Ending” published in October 2012 The Western Star
x The short story “The Dream” published in 2009, Wet Ink Magazine
Selected Articles

x “On Reading Lists and Diversity” published in WORD Magazine, Spring 2018
x “This Place Makes the Place: Arts Development in Woody Point,” published in The Overcast, August 2016
x “How Regional Development is Giving New Life to the Bonavista Peninsula,” published in The Overcast, August 2016
x “Mr. H Presents Giving Youth a Stage to Stand On,” published in The Overcast, August 2016
x “Solo So High with Laura Madonna Murray,” published in Rock Eden Magazine, June 2016
x “Tent Sch’ment: The Pros and Cons of Car Camping in Newfoundland,” published in The Overcast, June 2016
x “Ten Reasons why Norris Point is a Magical Northern town,” published in Old Crow Magazine, March 2016
x “2016 March Hare Festival Clewing Up This Weekend,” Published in The Overcast, March 2016
x “Getting Lost Part 2: Fogo Island Studio Hunting,” published in The Overcast as part of four-part series, January 2016
x “Bearded Musician Subpoenaed while Job Hunting at Coffee Shop,” published in The Overcast in September 2014

 

Professional Affiliations

x Member of Writer’s Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador since 2007
x Member of East Coast Music Association since 2015
x Member of MusicNL since 2013

 

Readings

x To read at WANL National Poetry Month event, April 2019, St. John’s, NL
x Read at Broken Books with Douglas Walbourne-Gough, February 2019, St. John’s, NL
x Read at Word From the East, Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Undergraduate Conference, November 2018
x Read at Out of Earshot Festival, August 2018, St. John’s, NL
x Read at Lawnya Vawnya Festival peripheral event, May 2018, St. John’s, NL
x Read at National Poetry Month Eve, March 2018, St. John’s, NL
x Read at Poetry Nite @ Kafein, March 2018, Montreal, QC
x Read at The Overcast Launch Party, February 2014, St. John’s NL
x Read at Winterset in Summer Literary Festival, August 2004, Eastport NL

 

Other Relevant Experience

x To participate in Winter Writers Retreat at The Banff Centre, January and February 2019
x Participant in ARC Poetry Magazine Mentorship Program, October 2018
x Invited as Artist in Residence at Burren College of Art in Ballyvaughn, Ireland, 2018
x Member of jury for selection of MusicNL Awards, 2017
x Presented workshop by Girls Rock NL Camp, July 2017, St. John’s NL
x Invited to perform at East Coast Music Awards, April 2017, Saint John, New Brunswick
x Wrote and co-composed three albums for band Lady Brett Ashley, 2013-2016
x Nominated for Music NL Rising Star of the Year, October 2016, Bonavista NL
x Presented workshop by Girls Rock NL Camp, July 2016, St. John’s NL
x Performed at East Coast Music Awards, April 2016, Sydney NS
x Presented songwriting workshop by Mr. H Presents, March 2016, Corner Brook NL
x Member of jury for selection of Borealis Music Prize, 2015
x Owner/Photographer of Heather Nolan Photography since 2013

 

Grants/Awards Received

x Awarded Constance Rooke Scholarship for Creative Writing at University of Guelph, 2019
x Awarded Avie Bennett Scholarship for Creative Writing at Humber College, 2019
x Awarded Professional Artists Travel Fund by ArtsNL for travel to The Banff Centre in December 2018
x Awarded Professional Projects Grant by ArtsNL for completion of poetry manuscript in November 2018
x Longlisted for 2017 CBC Poetry Prize
x Awarded City of St. John’s Artist Grant for completion of first novel in March 2017
x Longlisted for Borealis Music Prize for Lady Brett Ashley album Fault Lines in October 2016
x Awarded Professional Projects Grant by ArtsNL for Lady Brett Ashley’s album Fault Lines in November 2015
x Awarded Market Access Grant by MusicNL for Lady Brett Ashley’s winter promotional tour in November 2015

 

Relevant Education

x To begin MFA in Creative writing at University of Guelph in September 2019.
x Currently enrolled in Humber School for Writers Graduate Certificate in Creative Writing – Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Poetry. Working under the mentorship of Karen Connelly.
x Currently enrolled in Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Creative Writing Diploma. Has worked under the mentorship of Mary Dalton, Karen Solie and Andreae Callanan.
x Currently enrolled in Memorial University of Newfoundland, BA in English Literature and Philosophy.

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