Darcie Friesen Hossack is a writer, editor and publisher who was the nominated author for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize 2011 for her collection of short stories titled Mennonites Don’t Dance, that also was a runner up for the Danuta Gleed Award in the same year. Darcie has created a global online literary journal, WordCity Monthly under the banner of UNESCO-Rila Affiliate Poet Mbizo Chirasha’s Time of the Poet Republic. Darcie lately completed a novel called Stillwater where, in North Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, for a family with a Mennonite mother and a Seventh-day Adventist father, the End Times are just around the corner. Darcie is a graduate of the Humber School for Writers.
At the March 26 gathering of Surrey Muse, Darcie will be the Featured Author. More about the event is here: friday-march-26-2021/
Surrey Muse is a project of
Surrey Muse Arts Society (SMAS)
Surrey Muse gatherings take place
on the unceded Coast Salish territories
of Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen
Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, Musqueam
Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.