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City Symposium highlights “the creative fabric of our city” (Review in The Londoner)

    Check out the following review of the first City Symposium event, which included a presentation by Grit Uplifted program facilitator Kelly Bradley and a reading by Grit Uplifted member Dan Lenart, featured in The Londoner newspaper: http://eedition.thelondoner.ca/doc/The-Londoner/londoner_0922_vp/2011092001/#16

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September issue of Writtle Magazine now available!

The September issue of Writtle, London’s fresh new literary magazine, is now available at http://writtlemagazine.com/Finished_Copy.pdf, featuring short stories, flash fiction, poetry, and a calendar of literary events.

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Letter to the Editor highlights Grit Uplifted program & other community arts projects

Thank you to Deborah Windell of London for her thoughtful letter to the editor in London Community News on August 18, 2011 (see link below), and for her support of Grit Uplifted and other community arts efforts. http://www.londoncommunitynews.com/2011/08/arts-participation-can-play-a-large-part-in-community-health-letter/ “Enhanced collaboration and communication … Continue reading

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London InterCommunity Health Centre Blog Post re: Grit Uplifted Magazine

Check out the guest submission by Grit Uplifted Program Facilitator Kelly Bradley, posted on the London InterCommunity Health Centre blog in promotion of the Grit Uplifted Magazine & tomorrow night’s launch party: http://lihc.on.ca/celebrating-poetry-visual-art-by-people-with-lived-experience-of-homelessness/

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Grit Uplifted Creative Writing & Arts Magazine – READ IT NOW!!

The first issue of the Grit Uplifted Creative Writing and Arts Magazine, featuring poetry and visual art by people with lived experience of homelessness, is now available in an electronic version! (Follow the link below, or just click on “ISSUE #1, July … Continue reading

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Inspirational words from Rainer Maria Rilke’s “Letters to a Young Poet”

Thank you, Colin for sharing the following passage during the Grit Uplifted creative writing group at the Central Library this past Saturday: “Try, like the first human being, to say what you see and experience and love and lose. Don’t … Continue reading

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Article on Grit Uplifted in UWO Journalism’s “The Reporter”

http://www.fims.uwo.ca/olr/mar3011/homeless.html Thank you to Brian Moskowitz for this thoughtful article on the Grit Uplifted Creative Writing Group and our upcoming publication!

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Writing has a power all of its own … It can allow an exploration of cognitive, emotional and spiritual areas otherwise not accessible … The very act of creativity … tends to increase self-confidence, feelings of self-worth and motivation for life.

From Writing Cures by Gillie Bolton, senior research fellow in Medicine and the Arts at King’s College, London UK.

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