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Victoria Literary Festival

Victoria-by-the-Sea


Saturday, August 11, 2018

The Victoria Literary Festival is held August 10–12 in Victoria, PE. This year's theme is "Surrender to the Mystery" and will feature Trevor Corkum.

Trevor Corkum’s novel The Electric Boy is set to debut with Doubleday Canada. A writer, educator, scholar, and editor, Trevor has facilitated workshops and lectured across Canada and around the world. His fiction, essays, journalism and reviews appear regularly in periodicals such as the Toronto Star and The Globe and Mail and his work has been recognized with nominations for the Journey Prize, a National Magazine Award for Fiction, a Western Magazine Award for Personal Journalism, the CBC Short Story Prize, and the CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize. Trevor was the 2017 Writer-in-Residence at Lester B. Pearson United World College and a 2017 Writer-in-Residence on the Canada C3 expedition. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from UBC and an MA in Adult Education and Community Development from the University of Toronto. A current PhD student in Adult Education at the University of Toronto, his research uses narrative and storytelling to explore notions of home, belonging, and identity in a globalized world. He divides his time between Toronto and the south shore of Prince Edward Island. 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
August 10

Opening Reception
7 pm at Island Chocolates

August 11

What’s Your Story: Life writing workshop with Trevor Corkum
2–4 pm at The Old School

Evening Review (words, music and dance)
7–9 pm at Island Chocolates

August 12

Yoga with Joshua Lewis
1–2 pm at The Old School

Poetry of Breath with Trevor Corkum and Joshua Lewis
Exploring the connection between self-expression, language and body awareness
2–4 pm at The Old School

 

Announcing the Victoria Literary Festival’s 2018 Short Story Contest

Criteria: 1500 words, taking into consideration the theme of the 2018 VLF festival: Surrender to the Mystery. All entries must be sent in print form to: Victoria Literary Festival, PO BOX 82, Victoria, PE, C0A2G0 and a digital copy emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Deadline is September 1, 2018.

More information about the festival and contest at victorialiteraryfestival.com


Location Details:

Victoria-by-the-Sea

Victoria


http://www.victoriabythesea.ca


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