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Stories on Stage -desire, conflict, stakes, character, visual narratives, dialogue and instructor Andrew Torry (week 1&2)

Dear Young Writers, Andrew Torry here. You may have seen me at Wordsworth in the last two years when I worked as a Creative Moose. (The Creative Muses and Mooses are amazing people.) I love Wordsworth. I love watching you guys create awesome music, stories, poetry, and sometimes a rockin’ play reading. This year I’ll […]

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Visual Poet Derek Beaulieu-from Poet Laureate short list to WordsWorth (week 2)

Derek Beaulieu  Author of nine books of poetry, fiction and visual poetry (link: In addition to being short=listed for the position of Calgary’s first poet laureate, in 2011 he was named by Broken Pencil Magazine as one of Canada’s “Top 50 indie artists of the last 15 years” and in 2007 was the Alberta Magazine […]

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Creative Team Member Emily Campbell*

When she was younger, Emily once aspired to be a snake-charmer when (read: if) she grew up. But the days of platonic reptilian romance are gone, and have been replaced by something much better. Not only has she been lucky enough to attend 3 summers and 2 winters worth of writing camps, she now finds herself […]

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Back by Popular Demand-David Wilson for Both Weeks!

Hello Wordsworthians;  The following is a bit about the class I will be facilitating. We will be doing a thing I like to call “Body, Breath & Voice for Writers”. In this class we will explore a series of artistic and fun disciplines, and then observe the directions these activities take our writing.  Movement, breathing, meditation, flash-writing, […]

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