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Whisper in the Wind by Westwind Evening

“It is with a heavy heart that I announce the sudden passing of Westwind Evening, a woman of resilience and courage.  One of the first writers with the WCC almost a decade ago and an integral part of our organization throughout those years both as facilitator…

Words from our community: Spoken Word Café & Peel Chapter update

Spoken Word Café dazzles with diverse readings and dance by Janet Creery Readers from all eight Ottawa-based WCC workshops celebrated their work in a virtual Spoken Word Café on September 21, which included 50 attendees and a dance performance.  Westwind Evening, who is a facilitator from…

From Mississauga to Peel

by Steve Elliot Big things are happening in Mississauga, or should I say Peel? That’s the first bit of news to share, since we have workshops taking place in Brampton and Mississauga, we felt that a name change was in order. We will now be called the Peel…

Mood Disorders Ottawa showcases its members’ stories with recital

by Basil Chui One of Toronto Writers Collective’s partners, Mood Disorders Ottawa, or MDO, held a recital in late March, allowing its writers to share their stories and talents with the group’s wider membership. Twelve participants from around Ontario shared their writing to a Zoom audience…

The magical place where I am from

By Maria Sabourin-Jovel I am from where the sun shines bright and high most of the year. I am from where there is no snow and being freezing cold means a temperature of 15 degrees. I am from where beaches go forever with clean pristine waters…

Applications for Write On! III Are Now Open

We provide creative writing workshops in Toronto, Peel, Ottawa with a strong focus on underserved populations and traditionally underheard voices. By writing together and listening to each other’s work, people find and expand their voices, gain confidence, and discover the value of their stories. The Write…
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