Wednesday, August 15, 2012

GEOGRAPHY, MEMORY AND STORY- the sense of place in writing with ELLEN S JAFFE

Homegrown Hamilton, 27 King William Street, Hamilton
ELLEN S JAFFE is a Hamilton writer. Her books Writing Your Way: Creating a Personal Journal and Water Children have received awards from Arts Hamilton, and her young-adult novel Feast of Lights received the Moonbeam Children's Book Award for Multi-cultural Fiction. She will have a new poetry collection published by Guernica in 2014. Ellen has received teaching and writing grants from the Ontario Arts Council and also works with Learning/Living through the Arts, teaching writing in schools and to community groups.
We will look at private, public, and imaginary places, and the stories contained in these different settings.