Writing for Kids and Young People

Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 10:00 am

What makes young readers tick? Four writers talk about what sets it apart, the challenges, and the practice of writing for younger readers.

#children #youngadult

Image credit: Bridget Lutherborrow


The Climes They Are A’Changin’

Sunday, October 1, 2017
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

We're at the turning point of one of the greatest man-made threats to life on Earth. Is our writing doing it justice?

Real Talk

Saturday, September 30, 2017
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

The written word isn't for everyone. Capturing people in their own words in film, audio and theatre is important, especially for People of Colour and displaced or otherwise marginalised communities.

Words Against Violence

Friday, September 29, 2017
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

How do we respond to a world of violence, injustice, and war? Here, writers will discuss how they meet this challenge in their work.

Hot Tapes

Saturday, September 30, 2017
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

In the age of hot takes and unnecessary comments, what makes a review stand out from the pack? Four writers and editors share their insight on a writing style common throughout online media.