Quebec Writers' Federation Workshops


Next Workshop Session

The next workshop session will be announced around the end of January 2017 and the spring session will start up around early March 2017. We hope you'll join us! To be notified when the workshops are announced, consider joining the QWF.

QWF writing workshops help participants develop writing with the mentorship of an acclaimed professional writer and feedback from peers. Workshops take place at the QWF Office 1200 Atwater Avenue, Room 3, Westmount, QC (Atwater Metro Station).


Fall 2016 Workshop Fees

workshop fees


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eight & ten-week workshops
QWF PLAYWRIGHTS UNIT:
A SCRIPT-DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP
EIGHT MONDAYS, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
October 3 to December 5, 2016 (no meeting October 10 or 24)

Led by Alexandria Haber.

FICTION STARTS HERE! A SHORT STORY WORKSHOP
EIGHT MONDAYS, 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
October 3 to November 28, 2016 (no meeting October 10)

Led by Mark Lavorato.

YOUR STORY AND HOW TO TELL IT:
MEMOIR AND BIOGRAPHY
EIGHT TUESDAYS, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
NEW DATES: October 18 to December 6, 2016

Led by Bryan Demchinsky.

POETRY RE-VISION: SEE IT ANEW. MAKE IT NEW
EIGHT TUESDAYS, 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
NEW DATES: October 18 to December 6, 2016

Led by Carmelita McGrath.

SHORT AND SWEET: WRITING FOR CHILDREN
WITH WORDS AND PICTURES
EIGHT WEDNESDAYS, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
October 5 to November 30, 2016 (no meeting November 2)

Led by Marie-Louise Gay.

INTERACTIVE FICTION AND GAME WRITING
EIGHT WEDNESDAYS, 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
October 5 to November 30, 2016 (no meeting November 2)

Led by Jill Murray.

TO SHOW AND TO TELL: EXPLORING CREATIVE NONFICTION
EIGHT THURSDAYS, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
October 6 to November 24, 2016

Led by Kitty Hoffman.

THE STORIES WE TELL: A 10-WEEK MASTER CLASS
IN SHORT FICTION
TEN THURSDAYS, 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
October 6 to November 24, 2016

Led by Claire Holden Rothman.

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

Led by Monique Polak.

EEYOU/CREE STORYTELLING: TELL YOUR SACRED STORY
SATURDAY, October 1, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Led by Elma Moses.

ALL ABOUT WRITING GROUPS:
START ONE, JOIN ONE, MAKE IT LAST
FREE TWO-HOUR WORKSHOP: SATURDAY, October 15, 2016, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Led by Elise Moser.

SELF-PUBLISHING BOOT CAMP: THE INS AND OUTS
OF THE INDIE JOURNEY
SATURDAY, November 12, 2016, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Led by Alexa Nazzaro.

WRITING AND STORYTELLING FROM AN ANISHINAABEG PERSPECTIVE with LEANNE BETASAMOSAKE SIMPSON
SUNDAY, November 20, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Led by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson.
This workshop is being produced in collaboration with the Indigenous Arts Council for atotam Indigenous literary arts festival.

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.

QWF workshop cancellation policy

Read about QWF and accessibility:

QWF and accessibility

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