Event Details

June 3 & 4, 2017  

Hubbards Writers Festival – The Memoir

Programming Overview 

Festival Readings, Hubbards Sailing Club
Saturday evening, June 3, 2017
6:30pm – doors open
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – readings & music & conversation

MC for the evening: John Stone, Board member of the Hubbards Writers Society

Readings by Silver Donald Cameron, Marjorie Simmins, and Lorri Neilsen Glenn

Music by Hubbards singer-songwriter Glenda Pennell

Individual tickets $10.00 or $15.00 per couple. Refreshments & cash bar.

Details about purchasing tickets and how to register are available on our Tickets & Registration page.

Memoir Workshops, Hooked Rug Museum of North America
Sunday, June 4, 2017  9:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Host for the Day: Adrian Coupe, Vice-President of the Hubbards Writers Society

Presentations by Silver Donald Cameron and Lorri Neilsen Glenn

Workshops by Marjorie Simmins, Linda Wasylciw, Meryl Cook, Jeanne Germani, Judy Hopkins, and John Stone.

Cost to attend full day of workshops on the Memoir: $90.00 per attendee. (Price includes buffet lunch.)

Details about purchasing tickets and how to register are available on our Tickets & Registration page.

 

Hubbards Writers Festival: Memoir Workshops
Sunday, June 4, 2017

Hooked Rug Museum of North America, Hubbards/Queensland 
9:00am to 9:25am REGISTRATION
COFFEE & NETWORKING
9:25am to 9:30am Welcome & overview of day, by Adrian Coupe, Hubbards Writers Society

 

9:30am to 10:30am Presentation #1
Introduction by Adrian Coupe
Life Lines: Shaping A Life into Words
Lorri Neilsen Glenn
10:30am to 10:45am BREAK
Book sales & book signing
10:45am  to 12:15pm Workshop #1
Memoir & the Link to Life’s Defining Moments
Marjorie Simmins
Workshop #2
Writing a Memoir Cover to Cover
Linda Wasylciw
Workshop #3
 Writing Memoir as a Catalyst for Creativity and Healing
Meryl Cook
12:15pm  to 1:00pm LUNCH
Book sales & book signing
1:00pm to 2:00pm Presentation #2
Introduction by Adrian CoupeThe Watercourse of Narrative: How Non-Fiction Finds Its Forms
Silver Donald Cameron
2:00pm to 2:15pm BREAK
Book sales & book signing
2:15pm to 3:45pm Workshop #4

Memoir & the Link to Life’s Defining Moments

Marjorie Simmins

 

Workshop #5
Taking Shape: The Memoir as Artist Book Jeanne Germani
Workshop #6

Community Memoir: Historical Dinner Theatre

Judy Hopkins &
John Stone

3:45pm to 4:00pm Over-Run Contingency
Book sales & book signing
Close

 


Notes:

+ Book sales table and Editors Nova Scotia table will have staff available to help with  purchases of featured authors’ books and to provide information.

+ Registration for workshops will be capped to allow hands-on workshop activities, and they will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. The two major presentations will be open to all attendees as a group. The workshops will have less than 20 each to allow for more writing opportunities, sharing and interaction with workshop leaders.


Memoir Workshops Registration Costs:

Full day with presentations, workshops, panels, lunch buffet, breaks with coffee/tea = $90.00