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Still Room in our Teen Writing Workshops!

Teen Writing Experiences are held in summer throughout the province. They offer up to 14 teens in each location the opportunity to develop their skills as creative writers with a professional writer. The workshops are held in partnership with local libraries and are free of charge. Applicants must be between 14 – 18 years old […]

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MiriamToewsInsideOut

Second Round of Application open for Miriam Toews’ “Inside Out”

  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 […]

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DeniseChongFromKnowingToTelling

Second Round of Applications for Denise Chong’s “From Knowing to Telling”

    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 […]

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StevenHeightonVision&Revision

Second Round of Applications for Steven Heighton’s “Re-enactive Poetry: Vision and Revision

  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, […]

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SimondsGradyDaredevilDraft

Second Round of Applications for Simonds & Grady’s “The Daredevil Draft” Workshop

  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 […]

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Second Round of Applications open for Wayson Choy’s “Your Flinching Moments” Memoir Workshop

  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 […]

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