Health Goths

Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 10:00 am

Writing about health and wellness doesn’t always make for smooth sailing. The subject matter is fraught, the stakes are often high, and often it involves a great deal of tact and/or personal investment. So how do we advocate through writing? And when is a story not ours to write?

Image credit: Sarah-Jane Edis


Lost in Translation

Friday, September 30, 2016
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

La traduction. 翻訳. La traducció. Translating one word is easy these days, but how do you capture the spirit and voice of a whole text?

Oral & Aural Storytelling

Sunday, October 2, 2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

A discussion and demonstration of the conventions, trials and tribulations of aural storytelling.

Censorship and Political Correctness

Sunday, October 2, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Whose story is this to tell? Grappling with the space between, ensuring that communities and individuals speak for themselves, as well as the responsibility to shed light on difficult issues.

Award Winners

Sunday, October 2, 2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

How do literary awards shape the literary landscape for writers? Are they useful, or overrated?