Introduction to Grief Work – January 30th

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Join Janelle Hardy for a free introductory session on what it means to work with grief, particularly through writing and the creative arts. This is a precursor to her 6 session Writing Through Grief course.  Wednesday January 30th, 7-9pm Cost: FREE Caetani Library [ESPRESSO_TICKET_SELECTOR event_id=5422] Writing Through Grief is about witnessing and allowing for the full […]

A Reading With Writer in Residence Bill Arnott

Vancouver author, poet and songwriter Bill Arnott presents select readings from his travelogue Dromomania. With music and conversation. Wednesday, November 7th, 7-9 pm at the Caetani Centre’s Studio Gallery. Bring your curiosity and a pal and join us for an evening to of music and conversation.  He has written and published several nonfiction books, from personal […]

A Reading & Open Mic Night With Writer in Residence Penn Kemp

Haunts, Foxes & Community. A Reading & Open Mic night with performance poet and playwright Penn Kemp Wednesday, October 24th, 6:30-8:30 pm at the Caetani Centre’s Studio Gallery. Bring your playful spirit, ready to listen and engage. Join us for an evening of reading and connection with celebrated performance poet and playwright Penn Kemp. Penn, of […]

Creative Un-Blocking Workshop with Janelle Hardy October 2018

2 classes Friday morning October 12 & 19 10am-12pm Cost: $75 REGISTER ONLINE NOW FOR THE CREATIVE UNBLOCKING WORKSHOP [ESPRESSO_TICKET_SELECTOR event_id=4897] In this two-part workshop we’ll go over all of the ways we get in our own way creatively – perfectionism, procrastination, resistance, creative block, and I’ll give you creative and body-based tools to support moving […]

Writing Through Grief with Janelle Hardy Oct – Nov 2018

Tuesday mornings October 2nd – November 27th (Please note change of start date) 10:00am – 12:30pm. Cost: $225 Caetani Library REGISTER ONLINE NOW FOR WRITING THROUGH GRIEF [ESPRESSO_TICKET_SELECTOR event_id=4895] Writing Through Grief is about witnessing and allowing for the full range of feelings that come with loss. It’s hard to grieve fully and deeply when […]

Introduction to Memoir Writing with Janelle Hardy – October 2018

Thursday Afternoons October 4th-December 6 (Please note change of start date) 2pm – 4:30pm 10 – 2.5 hour classes Cost: $275 Caetani Centre Library   REGISTER ONLINE NOW FOR INTRODUCTION TO MEMOIR WRITING [ESPRESSO_TICKET_SELECTOR event_id=4896] In this series you’ll bring any sort of tale from your personal life that you want to write down and share. […]

Fall Master Class in Prose with John Lent

Fall, 2018: PROSE OCTOBER 16 to DECEMBER 4 Tuesday Evenings, 6:00 to 9:00pm, Caetani Library John Lent presents two Master Classes in Prose and Poetry at the Caetani Cultural Centre! Masterclasses are 8 weeks in duration, with one three hour session per week plus additional one-on-one time with noted author John Lent. Class membership is limited […]

Inspirational Talk with Writer in Residence Sophie Radermecker

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“What do you do?” An Evening with writer and journalist, Sophie Radermecker Wednesday, July 11, 7 – 9 pm at the Caetani Centre   Do you love storytelling? Or maybe just listening to other’s stories? Perhaps you have a story to share? Everyone has at least one good story buried within them. Join us for an evening of inspirational […]

Meet the Spoke Literary Festival Instructors!

Registration deadline is July 31st, 2018 WEEKEND PASS Friday, August 10-Sunday, August 12, 2018 Includes: 4 Writing Workshops 2 Literary & Social Gatherings At this annual literary festival, we hope to bring writers together to discuss the joys and challenges of writing, to share their work with others, and to learn from one another. We look […]

Book Launch: ‘Our Familiar Hunger’ by Laisha Rosnau April 24th 7-9pm

BOOK LAUNCH Our Familiar Hunger by Laisha Rosnau Tuesday April 24th 7-9pm Caetani Centre Studio Gallery Please join local author, Laisha Rosnau, as she launches her most recent book of poetry, Our Familiar Hunger, on Tuesday, April 24th. The award-winning writer is author of three previous collections of poetry, most recently Pluck, and the best-selling novel, The Sudden […]