Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Writing with Style workshop, February 2, in Brampton

“Writing with Style” 
~ A book editor & an author share the secrets ~
Saturday, February 2, 2013
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Peel Art Gallery, Museum & Archives (PAMA)
9 Wellington St. E. Brampton, Ontario (Map here.)

If you do any kind of creative writing, fiction or nonfiction, this workshop is for you. We’ll tackle the nitty-gritty of putting words on paper in a way that will grip the reader’s imagination. You'll learn how to avoid common errors that drain the life from your prose. And you'll discover how to make your writing more vivid, more elegant and more powerful.

Workshop leader 
Brian Henry has been a book editor and creative writing instructor for more than 25 years. He teaches at Ryerson University and has led workshops everywhere from Boston to Buffalo and from Sarnia to Moncton. But his proudest boast is that he has helped many of his students get published.

Andrew J. Borokowski is the author of the critically acclaimed short story collection, Copernicus Avenue. Published by Cormorant Books in 2011, Copernicus Avenue has been shortlisted for two prestigious literary prizes: the 2012 Toronto Book Awards and the 2012 Danuta Gleed Literary Award for short fiction. Andrew’s stories have also appeared in Grain, The New Quarterly, Dragnet, and in Storyteller magazine. His short story “Twelve Versions of Lech” was a finalist for the 2007 Writer’s Trust/McClelland and Stewart Journey Prize. His arts, travel, and human interest journalism has appeared in many publications including the Globe and Mail, the Canadian Forum, Quill & Quire, TV Guide, and the Los Angeles Times.

Fee: $38.94 + hst = $44 paid in advance by mail or by Interac
or $42.48 + hst = 
$48 if you wait to pay at the door
To reserve a spot now, email 

See Brian’s full schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Kingston, Peterborough, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Georgetown, Milton, Oakville, Burlington, St. Catharines, Hamilton, Dundas, Kitchener, Guelph, London, Woodstock, Orangeville, Newmarket, Barrie, Gravenhurst, Sudbury, Muskoka, Peel, Halton, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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