Eat a Good Breakfast Today-Today is FULL-and you are INVITED

If this summer will be your first one at WordsWorth Creative Writing Residency, there is one thing you will notice at the end of it.  One week is not long enough. If you’ve been at WordsWorth before, you know what I’m talking about. The collective creative energy generated when everyone gets together, writes, sings, moves, […]

Writers Are Real People. Meet Real Writers at WordsWorth.

I recently read an interview with American poet Rita Dove who shared that she had no inspiration to be a writer because she “had never met a writer and didn’t think of writing as an occupation or something that a living person did or that someone like (she) could do for a living.  To (her) every writer […]

Week One Classes and Instructors

Here they are, the courses and instructors offered for week one: Please refer to their individual blog page here on this site to learn more about each course and the instructor. Contemporary Libretto with Sandy Pool Last Poets Standing-A Slam Play with Jen Kunlire This All Happened (Creative Nonfiction) with Marcello Di Cintio Stories on Stage with Andrew Torry […]

Creative Muse Celine (week one) song, poetry, photography…

Hello wordlovers & wordsmiths, My name is Celine (or Céline if you like sophisticated-looking accents) and I am only a little semi quasi ecstatic about Wordsworth this summer. Look how excited I am: And that’s pre-coffee. I love poetry with every fibre in my tiny 5″2 body (I bet many of you will be taller than me) […]

Writing Scholarship on Offer (and three others)

Scholarships The Alberta Foundation for the Arts and Alberta Culture and Community Services offer four scholarship programs designed to support the development of young Albertans in the film and video, literary, performing, and visual arts. The deadline for all four scholarship programs is May 1 annually. Grant MacEwan Creative Writing Scholarship This scholarship is awarded […]