Humber Masterclass: Capturing Oral Traditions in Literature with Waubgeshig Rice

Waubgeshig Rice

Humber Masterclass: Capturing Oral Traditions in Literature with Waubgeshig Rice

Waubgeshig Rice

4:00pm

Saturday, October 30, 2021

This event is no longer available for viewing.

Telling stories is at the core of every culture. Join author Waubgeshig Rice as he discusses how the spoken stories of his Anishinaabe heritage influence his writing, and how he shares them in fiction. He’ll share tips on adapting oral traditions to written forms, with a focus on dialogue and character development.

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.

This event is only available to view live. 


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Presentation
Virtual

This event is no longer available for viewing.

Telling stories is at the core of every culture. Join author Waubgeshig Rice as he discusses how the spoken stories of his Anishinaabe heritage influence his writing, and how he shares them in fiction. He’ll share tips on adapting oral traditions to written forms, with a focus on dialogue and character development.

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.

This event is only available to view live. 


Humber School for Writers Logo

Presentation
Virtual

Featured Authors

Waubgeshig Rice is an author and journalist from Wasauksing First Nation on Georgian Bay. He has written three fiction titles, and his short stories and essays have been published in numerous anthologies. His most recent novel, Moon of the Crusted Snow, was published in 2018 and became a national bestseller. He graduated from Ryerson University’s journalism program in 2002, and spent most of his journalism career with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as a video journalist, web writer, producer and radio host. He lives in Sudbury, Ontario with his wife and two sons.  Waubgeshig Rice’s Festival appearance is generously supported by Pratibha Arts.

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4:00pm

Saturday, October 30, 2021

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