Mackie Lake House announces winners of this year’s Writer-in-Residence program

Poetry and prose are likely to pour out of Mackie Lake House this coming season with the announcement of two new writers for its Writer–in-Residence program. Fiction writer and sometimes playwright Terry Jordan and poet Gillian Wigmore have been named as recipients of this year’s fall and winter residencies. The writers will each spend two weeks at the historic house to work on their craft, all while making connections with English and Creative... Read More

Mackie House hosts Writer in Residence

Recently the Mackie House played host to Writer in Residence Brenda Schmidt. The Writer in Residence Program at the Mackie House is a joint venture between the Mackie Lake House Foundation and the Kalamalka Institute for Working Writers and the Kalamalka Press, who will publish Schmidt’s work next year. Mackie Lake House Foundation and the Kalamalka Institute for Working Writers writer-in-residence Brenda Schmidt of Creighton, Saskatchewan,... Read More

Jewel of a Hertiage Home Tucked Away in Coldstream

oook:Where is the Mackie House? RJ: The Mackie Lake House is like a secret jewel waiting to be discovered in Coldstream, BC. Seems to me everyone in town has heard of Mackie House but not everyone knows where it is. Well, the mystery is over. We can be easily found at 7804 Kidston Road-right across from Kidston Elementary, and on the way to Kalamalka Provincial Park.   oook: What does it do? RJ: Mackie Lake House is a non-profit Foundation... Read More


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