Program Tags: The Craft of Writing


Festival Club | Publishing and Copyright

What are the characteristics of publishing nationally and internationally? Find out how to present your writing to the public and join the discussion on the intricacies of copyright. Novice writers …

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Main Program | Travel Writing: Making Sense of the World

“Travel changes you. As you move through this life and this world, you change things slightly; you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life — and travel —leaves …

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Main Program | Migrant Stories: The Migrant’s Eternal Search for Home

Storytelling offers a glimpse into the triumph and tragedy of individual lives affected by migration. Our authors explore the journeys people take to create new lives and opportunities. What do …

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Workshop | Writer’s Lab: Writing Beautiful Flash Fiction

Microfiction, sudden fiction, or flash fiction is exactly what it sounds like — fictional work of extreme brevity that can be read in a flash. In this flash fiction workshop, …

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Main Program | Power Structures in Storytelling

Stories grant us the power to create parallel universes within which we may explore ourselves and our world, including examining our social and political landscapes. Join award-winning Irish author Audrey …

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Main Program | Unlocking Medium and Genre in Writing

How does storytelling differ from one medium to another? Join writer and comedian Sami Shah, documentary producer Kirsti Melville, and writer Brigid Delaney as they present writing across different genres …

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Main Program | The Power of Poetry

Poetry has the power to move, inspire and unite us. Poetry, out of all the literary genres, chooses the most beautiful ‘passage.’ Join us for a poetry reading that centres …

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Main Program | Intellectual Journeys with Brigid Delaney and Eric Weiner

Journalist and writer Brigid Delaney’s latest book, Reasons Not to Worry tells of the Stoic principles of virtue, moderation and self-discipline from the teachings of three ancient guides, Seneca, Epictetus and Marcus. …

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Book Launch | Bloodrust

Bloodrust and other stories craft frank depictions of family, mental health, youth, aging, love, and lust that speak to the fragility of life, and to the dangerous games we play …

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Main Program | Speculative Fiction: Exploring our Future

Laura Jean McKay, Norman Erikson Pasaribu, and Sequoia Nagamatsu explore the power of speculative fiction to educate and influence our behavior by ultimately posing the “what if?” question through their …

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