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Play with Words. Play With Art with Shantelle Simone Landry (week one and two)

Shantelle Simone Landry  Performer. Writer. Artist. Shantelle is an avid performer, writer and artist. With acting, dance and clown as a background, she brings a very physical and sensory approach to her writing – interspersing movement and writing to let one inspire the other. She was most recently seen in The Antidote (co-written with Diana […]

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Two WordsWorth Young Writers to Perform at the 9th Annual Spoken Word Festival

Erin Vance and Sebastien Wen two talented poets and song writers will be performing in the final showcase of this year’s Spoken Word Festival along with former WordsWorth young writers Caritas Longman and Sasha Semenoff and their mentor Sheri-D Wilson (who has taught at WordsWorth for several years). Come and celebrate their poetry. Event # […]

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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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WordsWorth: Should You Apply?

WordsWorth Summer Youth Writing Residency July 8-13 and July 15-21, 2012 Should you Apply? WorthWorth runs two weeks in the summer at Kamp Kiwanis. It is open to writers who believe in the power of words. Writers who are hungry, passionate and interested in the craft of writing, the beauty of meaning and what happens […]

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