Humber Masterclass: Picturing Books with Kyo Maclear

Kyo Maclear

Humber Masterclass: Picturing Books with Kyo Maclear

Kyo Maclear

4:00pm

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

This event is no longer available for viewing.

The modern picture book has become one of the most versatile and popular of literary formats and many of its elements can be applied to longer forms of writing. Through the world of visual storytelling, explore the intricate relationship between text and illustration with celebrated picture book writer Kyo Maclear. With a look at traditional and innovative works and Kyo’s own books and working methods, participants will have a chance to discuss and consider the dynamic interplay of verbal and visual narrative and explore specific techniques through a short writing exercise.

The Humber School for Writers returns to the Festival with a series of daily professional writing masterclasses led by its renowned faculty members. 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.

This event is only available to view live. 


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Presentation
Virtual

This event is no longer available for viewing.

The modern picture book has become one of the most versatile and popular of literary formats and many of its elements can be applied to longer forms of writing. Through the world of visual storytelling, explore the intricate relationship between text and illustration with celebrated picture book writer Kyo Maclear. With a look at traditional and innovative works and Kyo’s own books and working methods, participants will have a chance to discuss and consider the dynamic interplay of verbal and visual narrative and explore specific techniques through a short writing exercise.

The Humber School for Writers returns to the Festival with a series of daily professional writing masterclasses led by its renowned faculty members. 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.

This event is only available to view live. 


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Presentation
Virtual

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Kyo Maclear is an essayist, novelist, editor and children's author. Her books have been translated into 18 languages, published in over 25 countries. Her non-fiction books include the hybrid memoir Birds Art Life (2017), winner of the Trillium Book Award, and Unearthing (Knopf and Scribner, 2023). She teaches in the Creative Writing MFA program at the University of Guelph. kyomaclear.com kyomaclearkids.com

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4:00pm

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

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