U of G Hosts Free Writers Workshop

February 13, 2013 - News Release

Are you interested in improving your creative writing skills or learning how to get your work published? Do you want help strengthening your digital communication skills? Or have you always wanted to learn about magazine and food writing?

If so, you won’t want to miss the 3rd annual Writers Workshop at the University of Guelph Feb. 21 to 22.

Presented by the McLaughlin Library, the free two-day workshop is open to students, faculty, staff, and the greater Guelph community.

There will be 18 different sessions for writers of all levels and genres that cover a range of topics – from fiction to non-fiction and academic writing to grammar and punctuation.

Featured presenters include award-winning fiction writers Sandra Sabatini and Kilby Smith-McGregor, Canadian Living online food editor Colleen Tully and former U of G chief librarian and blogger Michael Ridley.

Seating is limited for each session, so people are encouraged to register early. Separate registration is required for each day. A workshop schedule and registration details are available online at:

Workshops run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 21 and from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 22. While the event is free to everyone, non-perishable food items are being accepted for donation to the Guelph Food Bank.

For media questions, contact Communications and Public Affairs: Lori Bona Hunt, 519-824-4120, Ext. 53338, or lhunt@uoguelph.ca; or Kevin Gonsalves, Ext. 56982, or kgonsalves@uoguelph.ca.

University of Guelph
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Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1