Quebec Writers' Federation Workshops

Fall Session 2014

Develop your writing with the mentorship of an acclaimed professional writer and feedback from your peers.

Workshops take place at the QWF Office
1200 Atwater Avenue, Room 3, Westmount, QC (Atwater Metro Station) except for where noted.*

CONCRETE & RIVER: A POETRY WORKSHOP
Eight Mondays, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (October 6 to December 1 - No meeting on October 13)

Led by SUSAN GILLIS.

THE ART OF FICTION
Eight Mondays, 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. (October 6 to December 1 - No meeting on October 13)

Led by JOHN GOLDBACH.

DO BE SO DRAMATIC! YES, YOU CAN WRITE A PLAY!
Eight Tuesdays, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
NEW DATES: January 6 to February 24, 2015)

Led by COLLEEN CURRAN.

INVENTING THE TRUTH: A WORKSHOP ON CREATIVE NON-FICTION, PERSONAL ESSAYS, AND MEMOIRS
Eight Tuesdays, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (October 7 to November 25)
Eight Tuesdays, 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. (October 7 to November 25)
BOTH WORKSHOPS FULL

Led by JOEL YANOFSKY.

MAKING NON-FICTION SING (Or shine, dance, sparkle – whatever metaphor you prefer.)
Eight Wednesdays, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (October 8 to November 26)
WORKSHOP FULL

Led by MARK ABLEY.

THREE CHAPTERS & AN OUTLINE: GOOD BEGINNINGS FOR NON-FICTION PROJECTS
Eight Wednesdays, 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. (October 8 to November 26)

Led by JACK TODD.

OUT LOUD: THE ART OF TELLING TRUE, PERSONAL STORIES LIVE WITHOUT NOTES
Eight Thursdays, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (October 9 to November 27)

Led by TALLY ABECASSIS & MARIA SCHAMIS TURNER.

THE STYLE AND SUBSTANCE OF SHORT FICTION
Eight Thursdays, 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. (October 9 to November 27)
WORKSHOP FULL

Led by DIMITRI NASRALLAH.

WORDS AND PICTURES: CREATING PICTURE BOOKS
SATURDAY, October 18, 2014, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Led by ANNE RENAUD.

STITCHING AND UNSTITCHING: THE DRUDGERY PLEASURE OF REVISION
SATURDAY, November 8, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Led by BRUCE TAYLOR.

JUST BECAUSE IT’S TRUE DOESN’T MEAN IT’S INTERESTING: HOW TO WRITE CREATIVE NON-FICTION
SATURDAY, November 22, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Led by CHARLOTTE GRAY.

MINING YOUR LIFE FOR FICTION (OR DO YOU WAIT UNTIL EVERYONE’S DEAD?)
SATURDAY, November 29, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Led by GINA ROITMAN.

IT TAKES A VILLAGE: GETTING PAST THE GATEKEEPERS, GETTING PUBLISHED, GETTING NOTICED
SATURDAY, December 6, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
*Location: Atwater Library Auditorium, 2nd floor, 1200 Atwater Avenue

Led by DIANE TURBIDE.

Registration Information

To register, email [ deanna AT QWF DOT org ].

Payment Information

Payment is due within one week of registration to confirm your spot. Payment options are listed in the column to the right.

Please familiarize yourself with our cancellation policy.

For more information:

(514) 933-0878
[ deanna AT QWF DOT org ]
www.qwf.org

QWF gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the Canada Council for the Arts.

Canada Council for the Arts / Conseil des Arts du Canada