This is a facilitated retreat workshop for five participants who have acquired and moved beyond basic skills in short or long fiction, who have published at least one book of fiction or the equivalent in periodicals, and who wish further development. The Fiction Colloquium will focus on works in progress and will combine group […]
A workshop for six participants who have acquired and moved beyond basic skills in short or long non-fiction. This workshop will focus on works in progress and will combine group discussion, writing time, and individual critiques. Publication is not a prerequisite for inclusion in this workshop if the quality of your submitted material […]
This is a facilitated retreat for six poets who have a publication record of at least one book of poetry or the equivalent in periodicals and are working towards manuscript completion. The workshop offers a small group context. Focus will be on writing time, individual critiques, and on seminar discussions dealing with technical, philosophical, […]
This course is designed for emerging writers in any genre who need a nudge to take the leap of faith that will lift their manuscript to new levels. Part workshop, part discussion group, part assignment writing, participants will learn the tools and techniques for mastering the mechanics of rewriting, rethinking, and revising. A practical, hands-on […]
Wayson Choy was born in Vancouver. During the publicity tour for his first novel, The Jade Peony, Choy discovered that he had been adopted. This revelation inspired his memoir Paper Shadows in which he describes his experiences growing up in the working-class world of Vancouver’s old Chinatown. All That Matters, a companion novel to The Jade Peony, won […]
Alissa York is an internationally acclaimed novelist. Her works include Mercy, Effigy, (short-listed for the Scotiabank Giller Prize) and, most recently, Fauna(short-listed for the Toronto Book Award). A new novel is due out in 2016. York is also the author of the short fiction collection, Any Given Power, stories from which have won the Journey Prize […]
Applications are now being accepted to work in a colloquium setting with Don McKay. Bursaries are available. Don’t hesitate a minute to acquire his collected works, Angular Unconformity published by Goose Lane. Don’s a fine writer, a brilliant instructor, and a most excellent birder. Expect the best of each.
Sage Hill is honoured to be the sponsor of the month at the Woods Alehouse in Saskatoon. To celebrate this opportunity, they’ve made a beer for us and we’re throwing a party. So visit the Woods by yourself or with a team on Thursday evening, January 22nd. Grab a table, order a pint of […]
On November 1st, Sage Hill hosted Lawrence Hill in an evening of storytelling, music, camaraderie and much more. Thanks to all who attended and supported the organization.