Workshops for creative souls

Imagine a Story: Books for children and YA
Yes Oui CANSCAIP will host the second edition of Imagine a Story, a one-day conference for emerging and established creators of works for children. The event takes place on Saturday, May 28, 2011 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Dawson College.  Visit www.yesouicanscaip.ca for full conference details and registration information.

Some of the visiting authors and illustrators:

  • Author Brian Doyle (Quebec)
  • Author Marsha Skrypuch (Ontario)
  • Picture-book author Elizabeth Bluemle (Vermont)
  • Editor Peter  Carver (Ontario)
  • Children’s poet Ted Scheu (Vermont)
  • Author-illustrator Willow Dawson (Ontario)

If you need more info, please email Carol-Ann Hoyte or Alastair Reeves.

YES Montreal Artists’ Conference

YES Montreal has announced the line-up for its 11th annual Artists’ Conference on Monday, June 6, 2011. This unique conference brings together emerging and established artists from all disciplines for a full-day of inspiration, information and exchange. The day’s agenda includes panel discussions with working artists and arts professionals who share their experiences and insights on making it in Quebec’s cultural industries. Hosting more than 250 participants, speakers and special guests annually, this not-to-be-missed event has over the years hosted some of Montreal’s most renowned artists and cultural industry leaders. Mark your agendas, prepare for networking galore, and don’t forget your business cards!

This year’s keynote speaker is Steve Galluccio, playwright and screenwriter of Mambo Italiano and Funkytown. Click the above link for tickets and additional info!

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