Please fill out the form below to book a one-hour consultation with 2022-23 Writer-in-Residence Leah Horlick, who specializes in poetry and prose.
- Prose: excerpts may be no more than 15 double-spaced pages in 12-point font with standard margins.
- Poetry: excerpts may be no more than 30 double-spaced pages in 12-point font with standard margins.
Please note that your manuscript excerpt must be submitted a minimum of one week before your appointment. Consultation requests that do not meet these specifications will be asked to resubmit.
- Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Mountain Time)
Consultations must be booked in advance. If you need to book outside of these hours, we will do our best to accommodate alternate schedules, but cannot guarantee availability.
This year, consultations will be conducted remotely by phone or Zoom Meeting one-on-one with Leah Horlick.
Please note that due to high demand for consultations with our writers-in-residence, you are entitled to one individual consultation per academic year.
Auto-captions will be enabled for Zoom meetings.
You are welcome to retain a copy of the auto-generated live transcript; however, we ask that you do not redistribute it in full or in part.
Feedback from the Writer-in-Residence retained in the transcript is not to be used in marketing or publication materials without express permission of the writer.
Digital Security and Online Safety
Zoom meetings and phone calls will not be recorded and will remain private. We ask that you extend the same courtesy and refrain from taking screen shots and/or audio and video recordings during consultations.
The Calgary Distinguished Writers Program retains the right to decline a consultation request at its discretion.