Writing Workshops, Retreats, Mentoring

Inkslingers Poetry Nights in Toronto

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writing workshopMark your calendar for the evening of Monday, December 7th for INKSLINGERS once-a-month, NoCost poetry workshop evening at C’est What? in Toronto.

For December 2015 we’re revisiting our old model:  1 hour of creating poems through writing on the spot to prompts offered by an AWA certified facilitator (Sue Reynolds in December), 1 hour of workshopping pieces brought to the evening (please bring 15 to 20 copies – we have room for 8 pieces), and a final hour of workshopping your performance of your work “on stage”.

(We’re in the Library Room at the back of the pub!)

This event is designed to inspire poets at every skill level to develop their craft through writing, revising, and performing.

 

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NEXT INKSLINGER’S FREE WORKSHOP:

MONDAY December 7th, 2015

NEW START TIME: 7:30 p.m.

NEW LOCATION: C’EST WHAT? (67 Front Street East)

PLEASE NOTE THAT C’EST WHAT? SERVES FOOD AND BEVERAGES in the performance lounge starting at 6:00 p.m. (and throughout the evening).

We are very grateful for the patronage of our hosts at C’est What? All participants in the evening’s workshop are encouraged to come early and share repast with Sue & James and the Guest Facilitator prior to the evening’s event.

Inkslingers’ new home is C’est What, 67 Front Street East, downstairs. C’est What is located in the cellar of a historic 19th century building in the St. Lawrence Market area. Casual, warm, and inviting, with great craft beers and a diverse and delicious menu. An easy 3 minute walk from Union Station.

Location: C’est What? 67 Front Street (at Church Street).

From Union Station: 5 minute walk or take the 72A Pape bus to Church Street and walk one block north.
From King Subway Station: 5 minute walk or take the 504 King streetcar east to Church Street and walk one block south.

WRITE-CRAFT-READ November 9th – FREE

INKSLINGERS offers a once-a-month poetry workshop evening on Mondays at C’est What? in Toronto.
 

(We’re in the Library Room at the back of the pub!)

 
This event is designed to inspire poets at every skill level to develop their craft through writing, revising, and performing.
 
In our new location we have also changed things up a bit. The first part of the evening will not only be writing on the spot, but will also include optional reading of the brand new work. In AWA-workshop fashion, the audience will offer immediate feedback on what’s working already in these just-written pieces.

The first part of the evening will now be facilitated every month by an AWA-certified writing instructor. For the next evening – November 9th, 2015 – our guest facilitator will be:

Kate

Kate Marshall Flaherty

AWA facilitator and host of the Stillpoint Writer’s Workshops

Kate Marshall Flaherty published her most recent book, Stone Soup with Quattro Books, the same year as Reaching V, with Guernica Editions. She has been published in Canadian journals such as CV2, Descant, Grain, Malahat Review and Vallum, International Anthologies such as Not A Muse, and American Journals such as Saranac Review. She was Shortlisted for Descant’s Best Canadian Poem, the Pablo Neruda Poetry Prize, the Robert Frost Poetry Prize and Thomas Merton Poetry of the Sacred Award.

She is honoured to have written with both mentors Pat Schneider and Sue Reynolds as she became certified in the AWA Method of writing, and now guides her own StillPoint writing workshops in the AWA method. She guides Golden Rule Leadership Retreats, Writing as a Spiritual Practice Workshops and yoga classes.

She is now the Toronto Rep. for the League of Canadian Poets. Poetry is her lifeline.

Bolster your poetry practice with a night of prompts, production, feedback and community!

Join Sue Reynolds, James Dewar and Kate Marshall Flaherty on Monday, November 9th at 7:30!

 

cest what sign

NEXT INKSLINGER’S FREE WORKSHOP:
 
MONDAY November 9th, 2015
 
NEW START TIME: 7:30 p.m.
 
NEW LOCATION: C’EST WHAT? (67 Front Street East)

PLEASE NOTE THAT C’EST WHAT? SERVES FOOD AND BEVERAGES in the performance lounge starting at 6:00 p.m. (and throughout the evening).
 
We are very grateful for the patronage of our hosts at C’est What? All participants in the evening’s workshop are encouraged to come early and share repast with Sue & James and the Guest Facilitator prior to the evening’s event.

Inkslingers’ new home is C’est What, 67 Front Street East, downstairs. C’est What is located in the cellar of a historic 19th century building in the St. Lawrence Market area. Casual, warm, and inviting, with great craft beers and a diverse and delicious menu. An easy 3 minute walk from Union Station.

Location: C’est What? 67 Front Street (at Church Street).
 
From Union Station: 5 minute walk or take the 72A Pape bus to Church Street and walk one block north.
From King Subway Station: 5 minute walk or take the 504 King streetcar east to Church Street and walk one block south.

WRITE-CRAFT-READ Poetry Workshop Night – October 5th

INKSLINGERS offers a once-a-month poetry workshop evening on Mondays at C’est What? in Toronto.
 

(We’re in the Library Room at the back of the pub!)

 
This event is designed to inspire poets at every skill level to develop their craft through writing, revising, and performing.
 
In our new location we have also changed things up a bit. The first part of the evening will not only be writing on the spot, but will also include optional reading of the brand new work. In AWA-workshop fashion, the audience will offer immediate feedback on what’s working already in these just-written pieces.

The first part of the evening will now be facilitated every month by an AWA-certified writing instructor. For the next evening – October 5th, 2015 – our guest facilitator will be:

Susie-Whelehan (1)

Susie Whelehan

AWA facilitator and host of the Writers’ Oasis monthly retreats

Susie Whelehan reads and writes in Toronto’s West End. Her work has been produced on television and published in The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, The Windsor Review, and various anthologies. She was a finalist in CBC’s Canada Writes and won first place in poetry at the Canada Church Press Awards. With Rebecca Cunningham, Susie co-wrote Meditating Mamas: a Spiritual Resource for New Mothers, published by Novalis, and with Anne Laurel Carter she co-edited and contributed to an anthology published by Knopf Canada, My Wedding Dress: True-life Tales of Lace, Laughter, Tears and Tulle.

Bolster your poetry practice with a night of prompts, production, feedback and community!

Join Sue Reynolds, James Dewar and Susie Whelehan on Monday, October 5th at 7:30!

 

cest what sign

NEXT INKSLINGER’S FREE WORKSHOP:
 
MONDAY OCTOBER 5, 2014
 
NEW START TIME: 7:30 p.m.
 
NEW LOCATION: C’EST WHAT? (67 Front Street East)

PLEASE NOTE THAT C’EST WHAT? SERVES FOOD AND BEVERAGES in the performance lounge starting at 6:00 p.m. (and throughout the evening).
 
We are very grateful for the patronage of our hosts at C’est What? All participants in the evening’s workshop are encouraged to come early and share repast with Sue & James and the Guest Facilitator prior to the evening’s event.

Inkslingers’ new home is C’est What, 67 Front Street East, downstairs. C’est What is located in the cellar of a historic 19th century building in the St. Lawrence Market area. Casual, warm, and inviting, with great craft beers and a diverse and delicious menu. An easy 3 minute walk from Union Station.

Location: C’est What? 67 Front Street (at Church Street).
 
From Union Station: 5 minute walk or take the 72A Pape bus to Church Street and walk one block north.
From King Subway Station: 5 minute walk or take the 504 King streetcar east to Church Street and walk one block south.

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