Word After Word Writing Workshops

Word After Word Writing Workshops



SUNDAY, June 25, 2017 – 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm
The Atwater Library AWE III project with the South Asian Women’s Community Centre (SAWCC) presents Unravelling in Rhymes, a Word After Word writing workshop for black, indigenous, women and femmes of color, ages 17-35. Workshop leaders are Tanya Evanson and Deanna Smith. This workshop will be flexible in order to best suit the needs of our participants. Everyone is invited to participate as they feel most comfortable. Previous poetry-writing and performing experience is not necessary! People struggling to gain the courage to write their poems and/or perform will be welcomed with open arms. You are also welcome to bring any writing you would like to work with. FREE! Space is limited to 15 participants. Please note that this event is at the SAWCC at 1035 Rachel St. East, 3rd Floor, in Montreal, and NOT at the Library. RSVP to sawccyouth@gmail.com to register or for more details.


SATURDAY, June 10, 2017 – 9:00 am to 12:00 noon + 1:00 to 4:00 pm
The Atwater Library AWE III project with Theatre Wakefield presented a free full-day Kamikaze Playwriting Retreat, a Word After Word workshop with playwright Colleen Curran and writer Joel Yanofsky. Open to youth and adults of all ages. Church of the Good Shepherd, 693 chemin Riverside, Wakefield (basement).

SUNDAY, April 2, 2017 – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
The Atwater Library AWE III project with Biblio Wakefield Library presented Connecting with Mother Earth, a Word After Word writing workshop for youth ages 11-18, led by writer Iris Delagrange. It was a great success, with the young writers sharing their work at the Earth Day vernissage at Biblio Wakefield. Thanks to Ilse Turnsen for all the organizational energy!
Presented by the Atwater Writers Exhibition, the Quebec Writers’ Federation, and the Wakefield Public Library, with the support of the Community Cultural Action Fund of the Department of Canadian Heritage.

Click here to see our workshops from 2016.