Our new Associate Editor and Special Projects Curator brings with her a wealth of ideas , creativity ,organisational energy and literary arts prowess. Darcie Friesen Hossack oversees , engineers , edit and curates WordCity Monthly ( newest TIME OF THE POET REPUBLIC monthly project). Hossack becomes the new Project Manager of the FREEDOM Voices PRIZE and the 2020 installment covers all literary genres. Prolific Storyteller and dedicated Literary Arts Curator , Darcie Friesen Hossack also acts the Projects Advisor to the TIME OF THE POET REPUBLIC Founder and Chief Editor. In July 2020 Darcie Friesen Hossack proved beyond measure that she is a capable Literary Arts Projects Curator, she successful coordinated the most recent TIME OF THE POET REPUBLIC Canada Collaborative gig
WORDS-City Monthly- a Multi-Genre Monthly to publish flash fiction , Poetry, Short fiction, folktales ,Book reviews, interviews,literary arts news and global opportunities. This project is founded on the values of promoting writing diversity,dialogue,literary arts exchange and global tolerance. It is curated and edited by the highly versatile and profoundly spirited storytelling reVolutionary , Award-winning Canadian WriterDarcie Friesen Hossack
FREEDOM Voices Prize was established in August 2019 and recognize literary arts combatants around the world . It began as an only poetry contest and as from October 2020 Freedom Voices Prize will cover all writing genres that include short story, flash fiction , hybrid mix , poetry and memoir. Canadian Storyteller , Writer and Literary Curator Darcie Friesen Hossack takes over the Coordination of the global Writers Prize . Hossack brings energy , creativity and literary flare to the coordination of this FREEDOM Voices Prize.The Prize seeks to promote Tolerance, Human rights, Freedom of Expression and Creative Resilience among peoples of the world through resilience poetry and literary genres by writers /poets of all ages in Africa and beyond.
Darcie Friesen Hossack is TIME OF THE POET REPUBLIC Associate Editor and Special Projects Curator .A graduate of the Humber School for Writers. Her short story collection, Mennonites Don’t Dance, was a runner-up for the Danuta Glede Award, shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Ontario Library Association’s Forest of Reading Evergreen Award for Adult Fiction. Citing irreverence, the book was banned by the LA Crete Public Library in Northern Alberta.Having mentored with Giller finalists Sandra Birdsell (The Russlander) and Gail Anderson Dargatz (Spawning Grounds, The Cure for Death by Lightening), DARCIE is now completing her first novel where, for a family with a Seventh-day Adventist father and a Mennonite mother, the End Times are just around the corner. DARCIE is also a four time judge of the Whistler Independent Book Awards, and a career food writer. She lives in Northern Alberta, Canada, with her husband, a chef.
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Mbizo CHIRASHA, UNESCO-RILA Affiliate Artist. Freedom of Speech Fellow to PEN- Zentrum Deutschland,Germany. Alumni of the International Human Rights Arts Festival in New-York, USA. Literary Arts Activism Diplomatie. Globally Certified Arts Mediums Curator and Influencer. Internationally Published Page and Spoken Word Poet. Writer in Residence. Arts for Human Rights Catalyst. Core Team Member of the Bezine Arts and Humanities Project. His illustrious poetry, hybrid writings, political commentary, short fiction, book reviews and Arts Features are published in more than 400 spaces notably the Monk Arts and Soul in Magazine in United Kingdom. Atunis Poetry.com in Belgium. Demer press poetry series in Netherlands. World Poetry Almanac in Mongolia. Poesia journal in Slovenia. Bezine Arts and Humanities Webzine in USA. The Poet a Day in Brooklyn, USA. Litnet Writers Journal in South Africa. African Crayons in Nigeria. Poetry Bulawayo in Zimbabwe. Pulp-pit USA. The FictionalCafe international Journal, Texas USA. Best New African Poetry series in Zimbabwe, Zimbolicious Poetry Collections in Zimbabwe
TIME OF THE POET REPUBLIC- An Internet based Writers Center, Archiving Theme based Digital Poetry Anthologies and publishing Iconic Poets ,Writers and Artists from around the globe. TIME OF POET REPUBLIC was founded by UNESCO-RILA Affliate ARTIST. Freedom of SPEECH Fellow PEN-Zentrum Deutschland.2019 African FELLOW ihraf.org and Acclaimed Literary Arts Diplomatie,Mbizo CHIRASHA.