Creative Writing Workshop

Ottawa, ON

Livestream Adult Intercultural Storytelling Writing & literature Youth & teens

Creative Writing Workshop In celebration of Culture Days Ever had the experience of wanting to shape an idea or an image lingering in your mind into a story but not knowing where to start? Do you feel an impulse to write but lack inspiration? This workshop will provide you with basic directions and tools to shape your idea into a story. Presenter: Maria Saba Questions/Registration: Contact

Sat 26 Sep
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Maria Saba

An Ottawa-based writer, storyteller, and arts educator, Maria Saba was born and raised in Iran. She has published three books and over a hundred articles, interviews, and stories in four continents. Maria’s short story collection, “My First Friend”, was longlisted for the Iowa Short Fiction Prize, and the title story, published in Scoundrel Time won the Editor’s Choice Award and was nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Her novella, “The Secret of Names” was longlisted for the 2020 Disquiet Literary Prize. Maria has served on various arts and literature juries and is the recipient of grants in English literature from Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, and the City of Ottawa. She attended Banff Writing Studio and residencies at Al-Purdy A-Frame in Ameliasburgh and Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Ireland. Currently Maria is working on her debut novel, “There You Are.”


Ottawa, ON

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