Quebec Writers' Federation Workshops


Workshop full

Please note that the workshop with Monique Polak during NDG Arts Week is full and has a waiting list. Registration is closed.

Note: The Fall 2016 Workshop Session will be announced in late August/early September. The workshops begin late September and early October.


Spring 2016 Session

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



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

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TRUE AS WE CAN TELL THEM:
A WORKSHOP ON TELLING OUR STORIES
EIGHT MONDAYS, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
March 7 to May 2, 2016 (No meeting March 14)

Led by MATT GOLDBERG.

MINING YOUR LIFE FOR FICTION
(or DO YOU WAIT UNTIL EVERYONE’S DEAD?)
EIGHT MONDAYS, 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
March 7 to April 25, 2016

Led by GINA ROITMAN.

WRITING YOUR LIFE
EIGHT TUESDAYS, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
March 8 to April 26, 2016

Led by ELAINE KALMAN NAVES.

EVERYBODY’S A CRITIC
Workshop Cancelled
EIGHT WEDNESDAYS, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
March 9 to April 27, 2016

Led by JIM BURKE.

THE LONG POEM: SCRIPT, SITE, SOUND
EIGHT WEDNESDAYS, 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
March 9 to April 27, 2016

Led by OANA AVASILICHIOAEI.

HERE BE MONSTERS: THE TERRA INCOGNITA OF
YOUR FINISHED MANUSCRIPT – AND BEYOND
TEN THURSDAYS, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
March 10 to May 12, 2016

Led by MAYA MERRICK.

THIS SHOULD BE A MOVIE! HOW TO TRANSFORM AN IDEA
INTO A SCREENPLAY
EIGHT THURSDAYS, 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
February 25 to April 21, 2016 (No meeting March 3)

Led by WIEBKE VON CAROLSFELD.

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YOGA FOR WRITERS AND OTHER DESK DWELLERS
Workshop cancelled
SATURDAY, March 12, 2016, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Led by JOANNE GORMLEY.

THE COMPLETE LIFE CYCLE OF A NON-FICTION BOOK,
FROM GLIMMER IN THE WRITER’S EYE TO GROWN-UP
OUT IN THE WORLD ON ITS OWN
SATURDAY, April 16, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Led by TARAS GRESCOE.

YES YOU CAN: TIPS FOR PROMOTING YOUR WRITING
SATURDAY, April 23, 2016, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Led by LICIA CANTON.

A NEW LEAF: CULTIVATING A PLAN FOR CREATIVE GROWTH
SATURDAY, May 28, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Led by SUSAN OLDING.

PLOTTING YOUR STORYLINE: CHARACTER AS SPRINGBOARD
SATURDAY, July 2, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Led by CAROLINE ADDERSON.

FINDING THE FUN IN WRITING
SUNDAY, August 28, 2016, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Co-presented with NDG Arts Week

Led by MONIQUE POLAK.

Registration Information

To register, email [ workshops 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
[ workshops 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