This ten-day all-inclusive memoir writing retreat is set against the famously spectacular Day of the Dead festivities in Tepoztlán, Mexico. For details, click here. (For a basic description of a Mexico Memoir Writing Retreat, click here. )
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There are 3 different dates to choose from in this SIX-WEEK memoir writing workshop series:
Sundays (9 February - 22 March; NO workshop on 23 February), Mondays (10 February - 16 March) OR Tuesdays (11 February - 17 March). All workshops run from 10am - 1pm over 6 weekly sessions. Cost: $450
For a detailed description of a memoir writing workshop, please visit the Workshops page. To register, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alison will be doing two performances of her one-woman show, Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter, at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre (near Toronto, Ontario).
Tickets are available now: https://burlingtonpac.ca/events/confessions-of-a-fairys-daughter/
Hosted by Creative Living Retreats at the magnificent Château Marcoux in southwestern France. Please see the France Retreat page for all delicious details and a link to the Creative Living Retreats website. Please note: these 2020 dates are tentative. To be notified of details as they become available, please join the mailing list below. Registration will open in the fall.
There are 3 different dates to choose from in this workshop series:
Sundays (24 March - 28 April), Mondays (25 March - 29 April) OR Tuesdays (26 March - 30 April). All workshops run from 10am - 1pm over 6 weekly sessions. For a detailed description, please visit the Workshops page. UPDATE: ALL THREE WORKSHOPS ARE NOW SOLD OUT. If you would like to be put on a waiting list, please send a note of interest to email@example.com and you will be notified if a space becomes available.
Alison has been appointed the 2018/19 Writer-in-Residence at Green College, a residential graduate college of interdisciplinary study at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. In addition to completing work on her forthcoming book, she will be hosting a speakers series on Truth in Art.
Thursdays, 4 - 6pm (Eastern Standard Time), 26 October - 30 November, 2017
For details on how an online course works (it's easier and more pleasant than you might imagine!), please visit the Online Workshops page. For a workshop description, including dates and prices, please visit the Writing Workshops page. To register, click here.
This is an opportunity to devote yourself to your writing for one full week, learn the essentials of memoir writing, and develop a daily writing practice to take with you when the workshop is over. Writing can be previously created or generated over the course of the week. You may register here.
The final day of the intensive is also the first day of the Stratford Writers Festival (October 20-22) and everyone is encouraged to attend as many of these inspiring events as possible.
As part of the Lorenzo Reading Series at the University of New Brunswick, Alison will be doing reading from Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter followed by a Q&A.
A performance of the Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter solo play will take place the following evening at the Imperial Theatre in Saint John.
Join Alison Wearing to explore the lyricism and rhythm of literature through the body. No formal singing or dance experience required, though a willingness to participate in both is essential! Texts will be supplied and created within the workshop. This promises to be a fun and engaging event. Please see the Festival website for details.
As part of her appointment as writer-in-residence at the University of Guelph, Alison will be offering a performance of Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter to theatre students and members of the public free of charge. General admission. No tickets required.
PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE
Alison has been appointed the Writer-in-Residence at the University of Guelph's in the School of English and Theatre Studies for the Fall 2016 term. In addition to offering guest lectures and a public reading, the Writer-in-Residence acts as a resource and mentor for creative writing students.