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Is it Poetry or Prose? a 90-Minute Workshop with Poet, James Dewar

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Is it Poetry or Prose?
A 90-Minute Workshop with Poet, James Dewar

On Wednesday, March 10, 2021, Muskoka Authors Association welcomes poet, James Dewar. In the 90-minute workshop via ZOOM Conferencing, participants with discover whether what they have written is poetry or prose. By focusing on unique examples, identifying the fundamental differences, and applying them to writing prompts, participants will emerge from the workshop with essential tools to help answer this important question.
James Dewar teaches fiction and poetry workshops in Canada and internationally. In 2007, Hidden Brook Press published his first book of poetry, The Garden in the Machine. His short fiction and poetry have been published in several anthologies and literary journals including Quills, Misunderstandings Magazine, The Renaissance Conspiracy Poetry Anthologies, The Word Weaver and Whispered Words.
While teaching advanced creative writing at Durham College, he was awarded the Teaching Excellence Certificate. He particularly enjoys working in the company of other novelists in the year-long workshop he teaches, A Novel Approach to Fiction SECOND DRAFT.
James has performed his work live on CBC Radio, Rogers TV, at numerous poetry readings and on several university radio stations, particularly the HOWL Radio show on CIUT 89.5 FM in Toronto. Since 2006, he has been producing and hosting the Hot-Sauced Words Poetry Performance Series in Toronto.
As the publisher of Piquant Press, Dewar has edited and published over a dozen books and co-edited six poetry anthologies. He edits poetry and prose in a mentorship capacity and enjoys his role as the publisher of Piquant Press. Dewar is currently working on a novel and a new collection of poetry.

Zoom Room opens at 6:50 pm; meeting starts at 7:00 pm.
Fee: MAA Members: Free, Non-Members: $20
For more information and to register, visit EVENTBRITE at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/is-it-poetry-or-prose-a-90-minute-workshop-with-poet-james-dewar-tickets-141386750577 to receive a link to the ZOOM Meeting, or call David Bruce Patterson at 705-801-8074.