Speculative Fiction Writing Workshop
with Candas Jane Dorsey
When: Friday, January 18, 2019, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Where: The Ken Mitchell Library, SWG Office, 100-1150 8th Ave (Wheelchair accessible) Cost: $25 non-members, Free for members
Speculative Fiction covers all the possibilities of non-realism. This interactive workshop will provide an overview of the subject, as well as opportunities to write your own speculative fiction. This workshop is open to beginning and emerging writers.
More information to be added as it becomes available.
Participation will be limited to 15 participants, so please register in advance.
Deadline for registration is January 14, 2019.
Edmonton-born and based, a writer from an early age, and a freelance writer since 1980, Candas Jane Dorsey writes across genre boundaries: poetry, fiction (mainstream and speculative, short and long form), non-fiction and professional writing. Candas is a founding member and past publisher of The Books Collective, professional independent trade publisher 1992-2006, and is past-publisher and editor-in-chief of: (1994-2003) Tesseract Books (Canadian speculative fiction) and (1992-2006) River Books (Canadian literary fiction, non-fiction and poetry). She has been an active educator since 1983, teaching part-time in the Professional Writing program at Grant MacEwan College, as well as writing and writing-related courses, and workshops for: University of Alberta Faculty of Extension, Metro Continuing Education, and other school, college, university and continuing education venues.
Candas has travelled extensively as a teacher, writer-in-residence, lecturer and keynote speaker. She is the founding partner of Wooden Door and Associates, a professional communications company since 1991, and has been a freelance writer and reporter for forty years.
For more information, please contact:
Cat Abenstein, Program Coordinator T: 306.791.7746 | E:firstname.lastname@example.org