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December 6, 2016
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Register for Andrew Westoll's writing workshop on March 18

Mar 15/13

Interested in magazine writing? Want to get published, but donít know how to get started?

Andrew Westoll, Laurier's Edna Staebler Writer-in-Residence, is offering a creative non-fiction writing workshop March 18 for students and members of the Laurier community.

The workshop is an opportunity to develop writing skills, get hands-on experience and tips, and learn more about the publishing industry in Canada.

When: Monday, March 18, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 pm
Where: The Library at Laurier's Waterloo campus, 3rd Floor, Room 314

Westoll is the author of The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary, which won the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction and was named a Book of the Year by The Globe and Mail in 2012. He is a Gold National Magazine Award winner and his writing has appeared in The Walrus, Canadian Geographic, The Globe and The Guardian.

The workshop is limited to 12 participants. To sign up, visit the Writing Centre website, or email Eleanor Ty at with three to four lines about why you are interested in participating. 


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