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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Author Visit: Melanie Florence
Fri Aug 03, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Agincourt

Participants will talk about what makes a good story opening and work with story prompts to get writing! Famous first lines from popular children's books will help writers brainstorm new ideas.

Icon of the event Author Visit: Robin Stevenson
Sat Jul 28, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

For kids who love to write...and for kids who think they might want to, but don't know where to begin! In this hands-on workshop, Silver Birch Award winner Robin Stevenson will give you a peek behind the scenes at her writing...

Icon of the event Comic Arts Workshop with Jillian Tamaki
Wed Sep 19, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Fairview

In this introduction to the art of drawing comics, Illustrator and Comic Artist, Jillian Tamaki, will show teens some cartooning basics through cartooning games and a takeaway exercise.