Masterclass: True Crime Writing, with Catherine Fogarty

Catherine Fogarty

Masterclass: True Crime Writing, with Catherine Fogarty

Catherine Fogarty

1:00pm

Saturday, June 3, 2023

Learn how to craft compelling stories and bring captivating characters to life through hands-on lessons from acclaimed authors and industry experts. In this TIFA creative writing masterclass, award-winning non-fiction author Catherine Fogarty will reveal her secrets to transforming true life crime stories into unforgettable reads. Over the course of this 90-minute workshop, the media expert and producer/narrator of the Story Hunter podcast will share how to produce riveting non-fiction by balancing fact-checked journalism with creative storytelling techniques. All writing levels welcome.

Event Info:
Date & Time: June 3 at 1pm ET
Where: Main Loft in Harbourfront Centre
Duration: 90 minutes
Tickets: $49

Learn how to craft compelling stories and bring captivating characters to life through hands-on lessons from acclaimed authors and industry experts. In this TIFA creative writing masterclass, award-winning non-fiction author Catherine Fogarty will reveal her secrets to transforming true life crime stories into unforgettable reads. Over the course of this 90-minute workshop, the media expert and producer/narrator of the Story Hunter podcast will share how to produce riveting non-fiction by balancing fact-checked journalism with creative storytelling techniques. All writing levels welcome.

Event Info:
Date & Time: June 3 at 1pm ET
Where: Main Loft in Harbourfront Centre
Duration: 90 minutes
Tickets: $49

Featured Authors

Catherine Fogarty is the founder and president of Big Coat Media, as well as the writer, producer and voice of the narrative true-crime podcast Story Hunter. In 2021, Fogarty published her first non-fiction book, Murder on the Inside: The True Story of the Deadly Riot at Kingston Penitentiary, which won the Marina Nemat Award for Creative Writing from the University of Toronto and was shortlisted for the Speaker’s Book Award and the Brass Knuckles Award for Best Nonfiction Crime Book. Originally trained as a social worker, Fogarty holds a BA in sociology/anthropology, an MA in social work, an MA in social work, an MBA in human resource management and an MFA in creative non-fiction writing.

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1:00pm

Saturday, June 3, 2023

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