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Wild Writers Workshops and Speakeasy

  • Basillie School of International Affairs 67 Erb Street West Waterloo, ON, N2L 6C2 Canada (map)

Workshops 9:30am - 5:00pm

The Writer's Craft Classes ($20/session)

  • Poem catching with Isabel Huggan
  • Fantasy with Erin Bow
  • Young adult/detective with Angela Misri
  • Literary research with Alissa York
  • Non-fiction with Diane Schoemperlen
  • Art of dialogue with Pamela Mordecai
  • Fiction: writing strong with Michael Helm

Conversations and Panels (free)

  • Why Small is Big featuring Dimitri Nasrallah (Vehicule Press), Jim Narson (Tightrope books), Janice Zawerbny (former editor at Anansi), Pamela Mulloy (The New Quarterly).
  • What is Lost (or Found) in translation featuring Lamees Al Ethari, Michael Crummey, Dimitri Nasrallah, Leonarda Carranza
  • Fiction: Finding Your Voice featuring Kristeen Macleod, Kerry Lee Powell, Brent van Staalduinen
  • Writing a Thriller featuring Susan Glickman, Robert Rotenberg
  • Falling in Love with Poetry featuring Chris Banks, Michael Crummey, Isabel Huggan, Kerry-Lee Powell

Speakeasy 7:00pm - 10:00pm ($20.00) at The Berlin, 45 King St. W. Kitchener

  • Onstage interview with Zarqa Nawaz hosted by Tasneem Jamal
  • Bruce Johnstone as MC
  • Live Music

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Earlier Event: November 4
Wild Writers: Showcase Event
Later Event: November 6
Wild Writers: Literary Brunch