Free Seniors Write Workshops in Scarborough

Posted on October 5th, by scararts in Featured, Recent News. No Comments


Scarborough Arts is thrilled to announce our partnership with the Toronto Public Library for the delivery of a new series of writing workshops to support the development of senior writers living in Scarborough. Our Seniors Write program offers free two-hour writer training sessions led by professional editors, authors, and librarians.

Funded by the Government of Ontario Seniors Secretariat’s Seniors Community Grant, these workshops offer seniors insights into different writing strategies and editing practices and will take place in three different Scarborough area Toronto Public Library branches: Kennedy-Eglinton, Morningside, and Albert Campbell. Workshop dates, times, and registration details are below.


Seniors 50+ who are interested in registering for workshops listed below can do so online through the Universe ticketing system or by calling Scarborough Arts at 416-698-7322 and detailing the date you would like to attend. Spots will fill up fast so be sure to register.

Eglinton/Kennedy Library
 (1 PM – 3 PM)

November 3
Ken Sparling on Fiction

November 17
Rosemary McCracken on Writing Mysteries

Albert Campbell Library
(2 PM – 4 PM)

October 24
Dawn Connolly on preparing a book for publication on MS Word for Asquith Press

November 7
Becoming a Better Editor of Your Own Work with Jennifer Knoch, Editor, ECW

November 21
Lee Maracle on the short story

Morningside Library (6:30-8pm)
November 24: Poetry with Ken Sparling



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