2pm to 4pm
*Stay for Alison Wearing’s CONFESSIONS OF A FAIRY’S DAUGHTER at 7:30pm!
Maximum of 30 participants.
Workshop for ages 16+.
Join bestselling author and playwright Alison Wearing for a workshop focused on elevated personal writing. In this workshop, participants will learn about the different tools and tactics needed to find their voice and put their own personal stories on paper. Alison will touch on the basics of memoir writing, including obstacles that are faced and common mistakes to avoid. This workshop will include a brief reading of Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter, followed by an independent writing assignment.
Since 2009, Alison has performed her one-woman shows in over 35 cities in Canada, the US and Mexico. Her solo plays have won top awards in virtually every festival in which they have appeared. Her most recent work Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter, is both a one-woman show and a best-selling memoir. The book, which chronicles her experience of growing up with a gay father in the 1980s, was shortlisted for the Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-fiction, nominated for the prestigious RBC Taylor Prize for Non-Fiction, and selected as a Chapters/Indigo ‘Recommended Reads’ and ‘Top 50 Books of 2013’. The play was awarded BEST DRAMATIC SCRIPT at NYC’s United Solo Festival, BEST OF FEST at the Stratford Springworks Festival, and four BEST OF FEST awards at various Canadian Fringe Festivals. Alison is based in Stratford, Ontario, Canada.
Dates & Times
SAT FEB 22, 2020 – 2pm
Regular: $30 (All in)