Janice Landry Artist in Residence

The Port Bickerton and Area Planning Association would like to sincerely thank all the artists who applied for this years Artist in Residence Programme. We were so pleased with the support from the both the arts and writers community in advertising this event, and the artists who applied from across Atlantic Canada. The professional packages and beautiful images submitted were a pleasure to review.
This years selected artist in residence is writer Janice Landry of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The date of her summer residency will be the end of July/ early August.
Janice Landry has been a professional writer and journalist for several years. She graduated with distinction in honours journalism from the University of King’s College in Halifax. She began publishing her work since 2001 and has written four books, one of which will be launched in the fall of 2017. Janice is a former television reporter and anchor with CTV News and has coordinated, written and hosted numerous events, shows, videos and fundraisers. Janice owns the production company, Groundhog Productions. Janice will be offering a creative writing workshop while she is in residence.
Thanks again to all who applied and we encourage you to apply again. The quality of work received from all artists was extraordinary.