Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Conference news: Nonfiction writers in Vancouver

The annual conference of the Creative Nonfiction Writers Collective, the country's leading organization devoted to the craft of nonfiction prose, will be held on the UBC Campus in Vancouver June 14-16.

Writers attending include Darrel J. McLeod, author of Masaskatch, winner of the nonfiction GG last fall; recent memorists Elizabeth Hay (All Things Consoled) and David Chariandy (I've Been Meaning to Tell You), and essayist extraordinaire Helen Humphreys, who will give the keynote.  Plus Alicia Elliott, Charlie Demers, Alanna Mitchell (SeaSick), Cheline Knight, Monique Gray Smith, Lindsay Wong, and others.  Master classes, manuscript evaluations, nonfiction as theatre, and more.  Plus me in various supporting roles, as I'm one of the organizers.

Details and registration (some sessions open to the public)  at the CNFC website.
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