Week 16, November 30 – December 4. Please see https://writersfestival.org/events for more details.
Live Author Visits:
- Monday, November 30 at 7:30 pm: Creative Writing For Teens: Using Texts and Social Media for Inspiration with Lindsay Wong
Ellen Chang-Richardson hosts a discussion and workshop with Lindsay Wong, discussing her first YA novel, My Summer of Love and Misfortune , and much more. This event will also be available in French translation. L’événement sera diffusé en direct sur YouTube. (En anglais avec un service d’interprétation simultanée en français.)
- Thursday, December 3 at 7:00 pm: One Page: Close to the Bone with Lisa Ray and Deepa Mehta
Lisa Ray’s moving and frank memoir, Close to the Bone, is a tale that will make you question your own beliefs about celebrity, glamour and privilege. She talks with famed Indo-Canadian film director and screenwriter, Deepa Mehta.
- Tuesday, December 1 at 12:00 pm: The Challenges Facing Canada in Protecting the Well Being of Children
This Republic of Childhood episode of the podcast examines the importance of early childhood education in preventing stigma and trauma in young people with Kim Hellemans, Chair Department of Neuroscience, Carleton University and Jane Bertrand, Program Director, Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation.
- Friday, December 4 at 12:00 pm: Breathing Life into Art and Art into Life, The Art of Is
Improvisation offers us insights into communication that just might open new doors to discovery and enchantment that could enrich our lives and lead to a deeper and fuller appreciation of what it means to connect with people and our environment. Join the discussion with Stephen Nachmanovitch, hosted by Neil Wilson.