Power of Words

This intensive workshop gives you a deeper understanding of creative non-fiction so you can refine a work-in-progress and develop new material. Whether you’re writing a memoir, personal essay, travel story or biography, you’ll benefit from constructive criticism and evaluation. Revise your work with the help of the instructor and your peers.
Spring – 18
Delivery Method  In-class
09 May 2018 – 27 Jun 2018
12:30PM – 3:00PM

Number of Sessions  8


Alexandra Shimo

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Alexandra ShimoBA, MSc

Alexandra Shimo is an avid motorcyclist-cum-sword fighter who plans to become Inigo Montoya before she dies. In the meantime, she has worked as a producer for CBC and editor at Maclean’s magazine, and now writes books and articles for publications around the world, including the London Independent, Maclean’s, Toronto Life, and the Globe and Mail. She is the author of Invisible North: The Search for Answers on a Troubled Reserve, finalist for the BC National Award for Creative Non-Fiction, and co-author of Up Ghost River: A Chief’s Journey Through the Turbulent Waters of Native History (Knopf, 2014, published in Canada, UK, and US), a Globe and Mail bestseller and finalist for the Governor General’s award in nonfiction and Trillium Book award, and winner of the CBC Bookie, Donald Grant Creighton historical prize, and Speaker’s Book Awards.

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