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Writing Without a Net Workshop 3: Playing with Voice with Catherine Graham

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Writing Without a Net Workshop 3

Playing with Voice with Catherine Graham

When: Saturday, November 7, 12-5 p.m.
Where: Tightrope office, 602 Markham Street, lower level
Price: $50 (There is a limit of 10 participants, so register early!)
*Contact Shirarose Wilensky at shirarose@tightropebooks.com or 647-348-4460 to register.*

What is this mysterious thing called voice? Tone. Word choice. Dramatic monologue. Persona. How do we mine the many voices within us? Using published models for inspiration, we will explore voice through group discussion and various writing exercises. Readings will be taken from the work of such writers as Louise Glück, Frank O’Hara and Carol Ann Duffy. This workshop is designed for writers of all levels.

Catherine Graham is the author of three poetry collections: The Watch, Pupa, and The Red Element. Vice President of Project Bookmark Canada and Marketing Coordinator for the Rowers Pub Reading Series, she teaches creative writing at the University of Toronto, the Haliburton School of the Arts, and through Diaspora Dialogues. Her writing has appeared in such journals as The New Quarterly, The Fiddlehead, Taddle Creek, The Literary Review of Canada, and Poetry Ireland Review. As part of Scotiabank’s Nuit Blanche, her work will feature in the poetry-based animation project Words Travel Fast. www.catherinegraham.com.

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