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The rag and bone shop of the heart: Finding Your Voice as a Writer – Fiction Writing Workshop with Dwayne Brenna

When: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p. m. and 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, 2018
Where: Albert Community Centre Auditorium 610 Clarence Ave S, Saskatoon
Cost: $85 non-members, $65 SWG members, and $50 students

* Payments must be made no later than February 23, 2018. If paying by cash or check please note on application if you will be bringing payment into our office or if you will be mailing it. You will not be able to pay at the event.

Dwayne will provide a direct response to participants’ original fiction writing in a round-table setting. The workshop will also delve into the writer's experiences and memories, through exercises and discussion, seeking an authentic re-telling of those experiences.

Participation will be limited to 15 participants, so please register in advance here. Deadline for registration is Friday, February 23, 2018. Please bring a bagged lunch. Each person will submit one piece of short fiction, to a maximum of ten pages, when registering.

For more information, or to submit your fiction writing, contact Oin Nicholson, SWG Program Coordinator: 306-791-7746 or swgevents@skwriter.com


Dwayne Brenna is the award-winning author of several books of humour, poetry, and fiction. His recent novel New Albion, about a laudanum-addicted playwright struggling to survive in London’s East End during the winter of 1850-51, was published by Coteau Books in autumn 2016. New Albion won the 2017 Muslims for Peace and Justice Fiction Award at the Saskatchewan Book Awards. It was one of three English language novels world-wide shortlisted for the MM Bennetts Award for historical fiction. 




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