Unforgettable: Engaging Readers Through the Power of the Particular, with Alissa York

Alissa York

Unforgettable: Engaging Readers Through the Power of the Particular, with Alissa York

Alissa York

3:00pm

Sunday, September 25, 2022

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 focus on a specific aspect of writing craft. Sign up for one or attend them all! All writing levels are welcome. Who wants to read about a featureless individual in an undefined setting doing something vague? (Don’t all shout at once.) Specific, significant details are crucial to creating characters and narratives that the reader won’t soon forget. Join award-winning author Alissa York for a masterclass on this fundamental aspect of the fiction writer’s art.

Ticket Info:
Date & Time: September 25 at 3pm ET
Where: Main Loft in Harbourfront Centre
Duration: 90 minutes
Ticket price: $53

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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 focus on a specific aspect of writing craft. Sign up for one or attend them all! All writing levels are welcome. Who wants to read about a featureless individual in an undefined setting doing something vague? (Don’t all shout at once.) Specific, significant details are crucial to creating characters and narratives that the reader won’t soon forget. Join award-winning author Alissa York for a masterclass on this fundamental aspect of the fiction writer’s art.

Ticket Info:
Date & Time: September 25 at 3pm ET
Where: Main Loft in Harbourfront Centre
Duration: 90 minutes
Ticket price: $53

Humber School for Writers Logo

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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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3:00pm

Sunday, September 25, 2022

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