HONOURABLE MENTION: WRITERS OF THE FUTURE CONTEST
"OPERATION REFLECTION" BY C.L.SHOEMAKER
AVAILABLE AS A RADIO DRAMA WITH THE VOCAL TALENTS OF JOHN DIBBEN.
TAUGHT AT TRU BY DR RAHIM 2023 (Jan-April).
When Julie's husband CPT. Jonathan L. Hardy is killed overseas she refuses to believe he's dead. Everyone thinks she's delusional until one day he knocks on the front door. Despite this miracle, something isn't right and Julie is left to decide how much she can overlook in exchange for a resurrected husband. (Genre: Sci-Fi).
"The most enduring and influential contest in the history of Sci-Fi and fantasy," Writers of the Future is an American competition created in 1980 (WOTF Website). The contest offers a grand prize of $5,000.
WE'RE ON THE AIR
C.L.Shoemaker's poetry was first aired on The Muse's Garden CKTZ 89.5 FM July 9th of 2018. She is now a recurring guest on the show. For info on upcoming shows with Shoemaker's poetry check the author's facebook site. You can listen online via the podcasts:
THE FRENCHMAN'S DAUGHTER
Keep your eyes here for updates on "The Frenchman's Daughter" C.L.Shoemaker's historical mystery novel that is forthcoming.
SHORT STORY PUBLISHED
C.L. Shoemaker's fairy tale,"Penelope Aurora and the Enchanted Map of Parma," can be found in MacroMicrocosm Literary & Art Journal. Check it out here.
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Articles and Publications
PORTFOLIO OF ACADEMIC AND GENERAL WORK
THEATRE ARTICLES, REVIEWS AND INTERVIEWS.
C.L.Shoemaker writes for the Stratford Festival Reviews Website, delving into her love for theatre and festival design. She's worked with Bard on the Beach (Vancouver), The Stratford Festival of Canada (Stratford) and multiple community theatres. Shoemaker has also presented academic papers at the Stratford Festival's Shakespeare Theatre Conference (2019), University of Waterloo, York University, TWU, University of Ottawa, and the University of Alberta.
“Accessible Shakespeare: How Bard on the Beach Offers Artist, Educators and Students Free Workshops” (Forthcoming).
“Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made On”: Exploring the Stratford Festival Archives” (Forthcoming 2020).
“Should You Introduce Your Five-Year-Old to Shakespeare?” (Oct 2018).
VINTAGE LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE
C.L. Shoemaker writes for Marjorie Magazine, sharing her love of vintage design, 1940s history, old fashioned travel experiences, and the gorgeous antique lifestyle. She's written travel, historical and research pieces on Paris, typewriters, and the Nancy Drew books series. She looks forward to tackling articles on WWII female spies, London, UK travel, the Stratford festival costumes and many more exciting vintage themed articles forthwith!
Creating Vintage for the Stage: An In-depth Look at Stratford’s Edwardian Design for “An Ideal Husband” (Forthcoming).
ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS AND NEWS ARTICLES
PUBLISH AND CHANGE PERSPECTIVES
The following articles have been printed by academic journals or news publications.
"A Pedagogical Pursuit of Shakespeare: Cultivating Passion Amid Pseudo-Modernist Apathy.” Bishop University Journal. Disrupting the Status Quo Through Collaborative Discourse: The HEART & SOULS 2019 Conference Proceedings. 2019.
“Celebrated Authors Discuss What Defines Canadian Identity for Guelph Author’s Book: Corrie Shoemaker Reviews Speaking of Writing: Conversations with Canadian Novelists.” Guelph Mercury Tribune. Nov. 18, 2018.
CURRENT EDITOR AND FORMER WRITERS' WORKSHOP COORDINATOR.
C.L. Shoemaker works as a volunteer editor for Vocamus Press, providing writing feedback to contestants in the ETCH & Guelph Public Library teen writing contest. She served as the Vocamus Press Writers' Workshops Coordinator with the Guelph Public Library for 2019.
Editor for Vocamus Press (ETCH) & Guelph Public Library Teen Short Story Competition (2018, 2019, 2002; ongoing).
Workshop Coordinator (2019).
CAPTURING THE EXCEPTIONAL
Shoemaker often provides photography for her published articles. Previous photography includes interior design, travel, fine art and still life. She continues to hone her skills and pursue her craft.
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