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Wild Writers

Wild Writers Conf

October 8 @ 7pm Kitchener Public Library, Central Branch: Matthew Heiti is a Canadian novelist, actor, screenwriter and playwright.  As co-writer (with Ryan Ward) of the film ‘Son of the Sunshine’, he was a Genie Award nominee for Best Original Screenplay at the Genie Awards in 2012.  His published novel is The City Still Breathing.

 Wild Writers festival 2014

Friday, November 7 @ 7:00pmBalsillie School of International Affairs, CIGI Campus Auditorium
67 Erb St. W, Waterloo

Craig Norris in Conversation with Emma Donoghue and Ann-Marie MacDonald

+ winners of The New Quarterly’s fiction, non-fiction, and poetry contests

$5 admission

 Saturday, November 8 –  CIGI Campus

8:30 – 9:30 am:
9:30 – 10:50 am:

Writer’s Craft Class

Writing Experimental
Short Fiction
Diane Schoemperlen


The Publishing Panel:
CanLit Starts Here

Janice Zawerbny, Senior Editor at House of Anansi; Dan Wells, Biblioasis; Michael Helm, Brick Magazine; and Pamela Mulloy, Editor at The New Quarterly

Moderated by Susan Scott, Non-fiction Editor at
The New Quarterly

Writer’s Craft Class

Social Media Tips and Strategies for Writers
Stacey May Fowles

11:10 – 12:30 pm:

Writer’s Craft Class

Life Writing
Kathy Page

Wild Writers Panel

Occasional Verse
Anne Marie Todkill, Suzanne Nussey, Anita Lahey, and
Kerry Ryan

Moderated by Amanda Jernigan

Writer’s Craft Class

Writing Fiction
Michael Winter

12:30 – 1:30 pm:
with Book Signing from 12:30 – 1:00
1:30 – 2:50 pm:

Writer’s Craft Class

Poetry of the Urban Wilderness
Anita Lahey

Wild Writers Panel

Fiction or Non-Fiction: Choosing the Best Way to
Tell a Story
Carrie Snyder, Kathleen Winter,
Alison Pick, and Kathy Page


David Worsley in Conversation with Mystery Writers
John McFetridge and

Ian Hamilton

3:10 – 4:30 pm:

Writer’s Craft Class

A Taste of Food Writing
Lindy Mechefske

Wild Writers Panel

Great Beginnings: The Return of the Michaels
Michael Winter, Michael Helm,
Michael Crummey, and
Michael Redhill

Writer’s Craft Class

Playwriting: Myth/Mythic/ Mythology in New Play Creation
Matthew Heiti

Saturday, November 8 @ 7:00pm – The Jazz Room (Doors open at 6:30pm)


The Gendering of Literature: Boys and Girls and Books
featuring Michael Redhill, Ray Robertson, and Stacey May Fowles

+ Bruce Johnstone as MC

+ live music with The Derek Hines Trio

$15 admission

Sunday, November 9 @ 10:00am – Entertaining Elements
179 King Street West, Kitchener

Literary Brunch
with Michael Crummey, Kathleen Winter, and Alison Pick

Coffee with the authors begins at 10:00 followed by Entertaining Element’s signature artisanal buffet. The writers will talk about their latest work, the writing process, and life as a writer. Intimate, casual, engaging – an ideal way to spend a Sunday morning.

$35 admission


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