Fall 2021 QWF Workshops Are Now Open for Registration!

Posted on: 17 August, 2021

Category: Events, Fresh Pages Diversity Initiative, Workshops

This season, all of our workshops will be held online via Zoom, except for Writing with the River with Elise Moser.

Please click on each workshop for individual pricing. 

Weeknight Workshops:
Storytelling – In Your Own Voice, In Your Own Wordswith Patti Warnock
Creating Compelling Non-Fictionwith Ian McGillis
Poetry: An Act of Mischiefwith Carolyn Marie Souaid
Suspended Meaning: Making Filmpoemswith Rachel McCrum
Life Writing: An Introductory Memoir Workshopwith Karen Zey
Story Technique – A Hands-on Investigationwith Claire Holden Rothman
Teen Spirit: Writing YAwith Lori Weber
Way Out: Developing Long-Form Fiction Already in Progresswith Maya Merrick
Weekend Workshops:
Writing with the Riverwith Elise Moser
Nuts and Bolts of Self-Editing for Writerswith Daniel Shumski
Freelance Boot Camp: What You Need to Know to Be a Freelance Writerwith Julie Barlow
The Self-Publishing Blueprintwith Latoya Belfon
Perfecting Your Pitchwith Matt Holland

Remember that places are limited (so that each participant is guaranteed individual attention and feedback) and go fast—so don’t delay if you’re interested!

Scholarship Opportunities

The QWF’s Fresh Pages Workshop Scholarships for Underrepresented Writers and Playwrights offers four scholarships for BIPOC writers. 

We are pleased to offer four Needs-based Workshop Scholarships in 2021 as well.

Applications are assessed in the order in which they are received, so we encourage you to apply early. 
Please click the links above for more information on each scholarship.

Workshop Registration

You can register and pay for your workshop registration online by credit card or PayPal. 

If you are unable to pay by credit card or PayPal, go ahead and reserve your place online and select the “pay by cheque” option when you reach the Checkout page on the screen. Payment will be due in the QWF office within 7 days of registration to secure your place.

As the office is still closed to the public (due to the pandemic), please mail your cheque to the QWF office:

QWF Workshops
1200 Atwater Avenue, Room #3
Westmount, QC H3Z 1X4

Please click on each workshop title (above) for individual workshop pricing.

Note to QWF members and student members: Please ensure that you’re logged in to your member account on the website to receive the discount.

QWF student members receive a 50% discount on the non-member workshop price.

Note to non-members: If you’re not a member yet, consider joining! The cost is only $40 for 12 months, or $15 if you are a full-time student, and you’ll receive a discounted rate on these and future workshops.

For further information on our workshops, including how to book, please read the information on each individual workshop page.