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2nd Annual Creative Works - South Simcoe Arts Council Writing Contest
Sep 5, 2017 | Literary, youth

Our first year introducing the Creative Works Writing Contest was an extremely successful and rewarding experience for all involved!

Please join us for the South Simcoe Arts Council's 2nd Annual Creative Works Writing Contest open to ages 8 years old to adult...

The Writers

The Writers' Circle ~ A Weekly Workshop

Sep 2, 2017 | Literary

THE WORDSMITHS ~ A Collection of Short Stories and Poetry ~ Volume 1
Jul 18, 2017 | Literary

The Wordsmiths are an extremely creative group of authors who come together twice a month to share, challenge and review each other’s writing....

Congratulations to the South Simcoe Arts Council Wordsmiths!
May 15, 2017 | Literary, Member Activities

The following article appeared in the Briar Crier, May issue, written by Michelle Dinnick:

On April 8th, many of us gathered at The Club at Bond Head to support The Next Step’s principal fundraiser, the Grate Groan-Up Spelling Bee! ...

Official Book Launch for The Spirit of Canada
May 15, 2017 | Literary, Member Activities

Dear Friends and Family: You are Invited!

Chicken Soup for the Soul ~ The Spirit of Canada contains stories written by members Michelle Dinnick & Isolde Ryan...

The Writer
May 12, 2017 | Literary, Opportunities

The Writers’ Circle is a weekly workshop
7 - 9 pm Tuesday evenings
Held at 41 Victoria St. E.

The Writers’ Circle is a chance to sit down with fellow writers and share your work. A supportive environment that fosters encouragement and respect; members share and offer insights into the works of others. Come and enhance your knowledge and writing skills.

Jan 24, 2017 | Literary

We are fortunate to have so many talented writers that are part of the South Simcoe Arts Council! We have two literary groups that meet regularly at our 41 Victoria St. E. Alliston location.

WRITER'S GROUP: Headed by Dian Bowers, the Writer's Group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month from 1-3pm. For more information about this group, please contact Dian at 705-250-1084 or email at

WRITER'S CIRCLE: Headed by Neal Arbic, the Writer's Circle meets every Tuesday evening from 7-9pm. If you are interested in more information about this group, please contact Neal at 905-729-0882 or email at or Caleb Waddell at

Nov 16, 2016 | Literary, youth

The South Simcoe Arts Council is proud to showcase all the wonderful stories written by the participants of the Creative Works Contest for youth from 6-18 yrs!

Click Below to read the submissions from our budding literary artists!