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…

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…

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…

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…

TWC reaches out to the D/Deaf Community

by Sage Lovell and Carrie Hartwick As part of a new TWC initiative for people with disabilities, Deaf Spectrum and the Toronto Writers Collective partnered up for a pilot accessible writing series for the Deaf Community. Two sessions offered American Sign Language (ASL)…

Online Workshops for the Month of May

Looking for community, creativity, and a chance to centre yourself during this time of social distancing? Join the TWC’s virtual expressive writing workshops! No writing experience is necessary. Find our schedule of events here.  

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