All are welcome to this free event. The first ten writers to sign up may read from their work – poetry or prose – for 3 to 5 minutes. Following a short break to enjoy some of The Receiver’s delicious offerings, Dave and Rob will read.
Dave Stewart is a copywriter at Graphcom, an advertising agency in Charlottetown. As a freelancer, he has contributed to Rue Morgue Magazine, Art Decades, and Studio CX. He is a staff writer with The Buzz, and formerly with the now archived RetroSlashers.net. Dave wrote all 26 episodes of the animated TV adaptation of his movie review cartoon strip And Yet I Blame Hollywood, which was broadcast nationwide on CBC-TV’s late, great countercultural show ZeD. Recently, he edited and contributed to PEI’s first fiction horror anthology Fear from a Small Place, released in May of this year.
Rob MacDonald has been a writer, actor, director and producer of numerous theatrical productions in Charlottetown for over 25 years, including popular sketch-comedy revues Annekenstein and Sketch-22. Rob believes he has at least one novel in him, if he ever found the time. Recitation, his contribution to Fear from a Small Place, is his first published work of short fiction.
The PEI Writers’ Guild Open Mic Series will continue to run on the second Thursday of each month.