Humber Masterclass: A Certain Eye, A Certain Mind: Getting Clear on Point of View with Alissa York

Alissa York

Humber Masterclass: A Certain Eye, A Certain Mind: Getting Clear on Point of View with Alissa York

Alissa York

4:00pm

Thursday, October 21

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Whose story is it, and how do they see the world? Award-winning author Alissa York has written from the point of view of a taxidermist, a polygamous horse rancher, a raccoon and more. Join her for a masterclass on this fundamental aspect of the fiction writer’s art.

The Humber School for Writers returns to the Festival with a series of daily professional writing masterclasses led by its renowned faculty members and special guests. Each 90-minute class will be presented virtually and will focus on a specific aspect of writing craft. Sign up for one or attend them all! All writing levels are welcome.

Cost: $56 per workshop.


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Presentation
Virtual

This event is no longer available for viewing.

Whose story is it, and how do they see the world? Award-winning author Alissa York has written from the point of view of a taxidermist, a polygamous horse rancher, a raccoon and more. Join her for a masterclass on this fundamental aspect of the fiction writer’s art.

The Humber School for Writers returns to the Festival with a series of daily professional writing masterclasses led by its renowned faculty members and special guests. Each 90-minute class will be presented virtually and will focus on a specific aspect of writing craft. Sign up for one or attend them all! All writing levels are welcome.

Cost: $56 per workshop.


Humber School for Writers Logo

Presentation
Virtual

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Alissa York’s internationally acclaimed novels include Effigy (shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize), Fauna and The Naturalist (winner of the Canadian Authors Association Award for Fiction). Her new novel, Far Cry, came out in March 2023. Stories from Alissa's short fiction collection, Any Given Power, have won the Journey Prize and the Bronwen Wallace Award. Her essays and articles have appeared in The Guardian, Brick magazine and elsewhere. In 2018, she won the Writers' Trust Engel Findley Award for a Writer in Mid-Career. Alissa has lived all over Canada and now makes her home in Toronto, where she teaches at the Humber School for Writers.

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4:00pm

Thursday, October 21

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