Program Tags: The Craft of Writing


Main Program | Combatting Racism through Creative Practice

As we strive to improve conversations about race, racism, and racial justice, the environment in which we’re speaking seems to be constantly shifting. Our writers and poets offer their different …

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Main Program | The Act of Remembering

Memories often serve as inspiration for a writer’s works. No matter how far one may travel through place and time, we are always influenced by some of our most memorable …

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Workshop | Writing to Unite Humanity

Global warming is the defining issue of our lives, so how can writers harness our creative process to respond? Drawing on Claire’s two decades of work in journalism and social …

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Main Program | In Conversation with Carla Power

Carla Power, the author of two Pulitzer Prize finalists in General Nonfiction, discusses in her latest book, Home, Land, Security, the emerging field of deradicalization. By inquiring into the stories of those …

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Main Program | Connecting Life with Words: The Women Powering Poetry

Poetry is an invitation for introspection, an opportunity to reveal your unique voice and unearth what it is yours to express. Join our speakers as they discuss their relationship with …

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Main Program | Emerging Writers: Draft to First Publication

“Publishing your debut novel fills you with excitement and a fair amount of anxiety. We live in a noisy world, and it can be challenging for new writers to make …

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Main Program | In Conversation with Desi Anwar

In The Art of Solitude, Desi Anwar’s musings and random thoughts captured during the time of Covid shows us that solitude is neither torment nor an affliction to be feared …

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Main Program | Unraveling Secrets in Fiction

Hidden histories, secret identities and words unspoken. How do writers enrich their fictional worlds with layers that only unfold and reveal themselves over time? Writers Clarissa Goenawan, Karina Robles Bahrin …

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Main Program | Writing as Catharsis

In the face of trauma, writing can be deeply cathartic and help us make sense of our lives, our relationships, and ourselves. In his new memoir, Patting the Shark, Tim …

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Workshop | The Breakfast Writing Club

Wake up your imagination and start your day writing. The Breakfast Writing Club is the perfect opportunity to connect with fellow writers and festival goers, share a delicious breakfast together, …

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