Public lectures and events

The Writer's Studio Reading Series in Vancouver

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 8:00 PM

One of our creative writing programs, The Writer’s Studio, hosts a popular monthly reading series featuring local and out-of-town writers and authors. These mixed-genre readings are open to the public.

Date(s): Thursday, July 6, 2017, 8–10 p.m.

Location: Cottage Bistro, 4470 Main Street, Vancouver, BC V5V 3R2

Admission: By Donation

Related topic(s): Writing and Communications

Literary Midwife and Hired Pen, SYLVIA TAYLOR’s prose, poetry and articles have appeared throughout North America, and she has edit-coached over 100 manuscripts. Her marine-themed non-fic books “The Fisher Queen” and “Beckoned by the Sea” were released by Heritage House.

LISA MILNE is a lyrical prose writer who completed TWS in 2016. The psychic offspring of Fred Wah's biofiction and David Foster Wallace's lyric lengths, her strengths are in the unbound description and microscopic detail. Lisa is from Vancouver and faithful to the church of McLeod's Books.

MALCOLM van DELST stands out as a lazy writer in a profession notorious for idlers and bums. She crowd-sourced this bio. A lady who codes, a bitcoin miner fond of get-rich-quick schemes, she has a knack for dramatifying. Her novel Do the Wrong Thing comes out later this year.

PAUL HEADRICK is the author of a novel, That Tune Clutches My Heart, and a short story collection, The Doctrine of Affections. He taught creative writing at Langara College and has given workshops at writing festivals. He'll be teaching the TWS on-line graduate fiction course this fall.

KENDALL ANNE DIXON is a gifted storyteller who uses moving life experiences to entertain, delight and ultimately make sense of her serendipitous life. Her stories have been heard at The Flame, Vancouver Story Slam, in addition to being aired on CBC radio and MetroTV.

CAT MAC has been on tour with her first book of poetry, Under the Influence, since September 2016. Her next book, Emily and Elspeth, is seeking a home. Her work has been published widely in anthologies and literary magazines: Event, Room, The Capillaries Review, Sinister Wisdom, and Queer Chroma.

CLARISSA P GREEN’s creative non-fiction focuses on how relationships and memories are transformed by time. A 2007 TWS grad, her work appears in Untying the Apron; Animal Companions and Fieldstone Review. Her essays have been short-listed by Event and The Writers Union.

HEIDI GRECO lives in Surrey, where she’s long been an advocate for the literary arts. Heidi writes in many genres, and her published works include poetry, fiction, book reviews and essays. Her most recent book, Flightpaths: The Lost Journals of Amelia Earhart, was published by Caitlin Press this spring.

Questions?

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