Upcoming events for writers

Below are some upcoming non-PWAC events. Please follow up with the relevant organization for more information.

Canadian Association of Journalists: Free Lunchtime Talk
STÉPHANE ROUSSEL AND JEAN-CHRISTOPHE ROUSSEL ON: QUEBEC, WAR AND AFGHANISTAN
The Montreal chapter of the Canadian Association of Journalists will host a discussion with Prof. Stéphane Roussel, UQÀM’s chair of foreign and defence policy, and Laval University doctoral student Jean-Christophe Boucher, Thursday, February 28.
They will share their findings on Quebecers’ attitudes toward defence and security, and in particular toward the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan.

WHEN: Thursday, February 28, 2008
Noon

WHERE: Montreal Newspaper Guild
1134 St. Catherine West, Suite 710

CONTACT: Robert Frank
[514] 893-9221
http://www.caj.ca

Quebec Writers Federation: Paid Workshops

WRITING FOR DOCUMENTARY FILM: BENDING THE RULES OF THE GAME
Eight Mondays, 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. (March 3-April 21, 2008)
1200 Atwater Ave., Suite 3
Workshop leader: Paul Cowan

STYLE, SUBSTANCE, STORYTELLING: THE ART AND SOUL OF FEATURE WRITING
Eight Tuesdays, 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. (March 11 – April 29, 2008)
1200 Atwater Ave., Suite 3
Workshop leader: Peggy Curran

CREATIVE Non-Fiction: WHAT IS IT?
Eight Wednesdays, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (March 5-April 23, 2008)
1200 Atwater Ave., Suite 3
Workshop leader: William Weintraub

MAKE ’EM LAUGH: THE ART OF COMEDY WRITING
Eight Thursdays, 6:00-8:00 p.m., March 6-April 24 (No meeting March 20—to be rescheduled)
1200 Atwater Avenue, Suite 3
Workshop leader: David McGimpsey

In addition, there are spots left in all of the special intensive weekend workshops. We are accepting names for the waiting list of the other workshops until they begin, as people often do change their plans. Detailed workshop descriptions are at www.qwf.org/workshops.

CONTACT:
Lori Schubert
Executive Director
Quebec Writers’ Federation
(514) 933-0878
admin@qwf.org
www.qwf.org

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