Saturday November 3: 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm

Editing Bootcamp with Katia Grubisic

Writer's Craft Class


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Bring your sorry syntax, your lousy line breaks, your dopey dialogue or pathetic pace, and we’ll boot them into shape. In this short, intensive literary editing workshop, participants will learn tricks and tips to make substantive improvements to their work and fine-tune their close reading and critiquing skills. All genres welcome; please email a short draft/work-in-progress of no more than one page (prose should be double spaced; poetry can be single spaced) by November 1, 2018, to

  • Katia Grubisic is a writer, editor, and translator. She has taught at Bishop’s University and at Concordia University, in CEGEPS, and for the Quebec Writers’ Federation. She has been editor-in-chief at Arc magazine, was a founding editor of the Icehouse Poetry imprint, and is currently associate editor with Linda Leith Publishing. Her work has appeared in various Canadian and international publications. She has been a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award for translation and the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry, and her collection of poems What if red ran out won the Gerald Lampert award for best first book. Photo by J. Parr.