The Spring 2020 QWF Workshops are now open for registration!
As with our Fall 2019 session, participants can book and pay online.
We’re offering a mix of 8- and 10-week evening workshops during the week, and several Saturday workshops of varying lengths. Whatever your level of writing… we’ve got something for you!
- Love and Intimacy in Fiction: Setting the Scene with April Ford
- From Idea to Script to Screen with Matt Holland
- The Art of Literary Translation with Jonathan Kaplansky
- The Writer’s Tune-Up: Create with Courage with Larissa Andrusyshyn
- Narrative Non-fiction: Creating Scenes with Adam Leith Gollner
- Poetry Workshop: Tentacular Thinking & Writing with Sarah Burgoyne
- Inventing the Truth: The Art of Personal Writing with Joel Yanofsky
- Writing Long: The Novel with Claire Holden Rothman
Half- and full-day Saturday workshops:
- How to Edit Your Own Prose Like a Professional Editor with Maria Schamis Turner (two full-day sessions)
- Get Your Words Out: A Primer on How to Publishwith Bryan Demchinsky (one full-day session)
- Writing with the River with Elise Moser (four two-hour sessions)
- Poetry and Prose: Writing from the Body-Mind with seeley quest (one full-day session)
Registration is limited to 12 places per workshop, so that each participant is guaranteed individual attention and feedback.
All workshops are to be held in the QWF Office (Atwater Library and Computer Centre – please see here for access information), except for Writing with the River.
Note to QWF Members and Student Members: please ensure that you’re logged into your Member accounts on the website to receive the discount.
If you’re not a Member yet, consider joining! 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.
As a part of our Fresh Pages initiative, four workshop scholarships are available for writers who are Indigenous, Black, or persons of colour.