Spaces are going, going . . .

In fact, already we’re eight down, four to go, and as I write we’re weeks to deadline. This workshop is heading for capacity. We’re talking Narrative Nonfiction at the University of Toronto Summer School July 5 to 9. I’ve got a new book coming this fall (How the Scots Invented Canada, nice of you to ask), so after this, I’ll give teaching a rest until 2011. The great thing about the Summer School is that you not only get panel discussions and readings, but you rub shoulders with all kinds of other writers.
OK, sure, my workshop is the main highlight. But even if you don’t manage to latch onto one of those last four spaces, heck, you could probably pick up a few pointers from the likes of Joy Fielding, Ken Babstock, Susan Swan, Peter Robinson, Erika Ritter, Alissa York, Kelley Armstrong, Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer, Randy Boyagoda, Mariko Tamaki, Norman Snider, or Dave Bidini. Yup, it’s looking like a party. See ya there.

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