SEA TO SKY REVIEW : NORTH
VOLUME 1. ISSUE 3. DECEMBER 2018
The theme of our 3rd publication is North and we have some beautiful, cold, dark, starry, haunting offerings for you to enjoy. From The Waters we introduce poet Jim Zola and our feature organization this issue is New Westminster’s Royal City Literary Arts Society. While you’re reading you’ll enjoy the vivid wintry artwork of Andy Anissimoff. Be sure to visit our Contributors page for more information on these and all our other creative people.
THE ROYAL CITY LITERARY ARTS SOCIETY
New Westminster BC’s Royal City Literary Arts Society (RCLAS) purpose is to increase and broaden the understanding and knowledge of written and spoken word as an art form; to provide reading, performance, workshop and critiquing opportunities for literary artists; to stimulate, encourage and facilitate the development of written and spoken word arts and activities; to help both emerging and established writers. Their website features many workshops and events, awards and contests. Following are pieces written by RCLAS member KB Nelson and Vice-president Janet Kvammen.
A treat from emergent writer Madeline Ewanyshyn a fourth year Creative Writing major at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.
Brad pulled the measuring tape up from the hole he’d chiseled into the ice. “Three inches,” he estimated. “Maybe four.”
“There’s only one way to know for sure,” A voice came from behind Toby, and he turned around to see Walter. A feeling of relief washed over him. He ran over to greet his friend and they began to jump up and down, their boots thwacking against the ice.
“Yup,” Toby called out between laboured breaths, “it’s stable!”