writing

Beyond bars

While people were buzzing over last summer’s Netflix series Orange is the New Black, a universal
truth remained.Continue...

Wiki-, wiki-, what?

The so-called “Wikipedians” of Imperial College hope to turn Wikipedia into an official research tool, in acknowledgement of its enormous popularity among students.Continue...

Exploring literary pathways at Kingston WritersFest

Running from September 27 to October 1, Kingston WritersFest returned for its ninth consecutive year. With a roster of some 60 different authors, the annual festival aims to promote various forms of the written word within the Kingston community.Continue...

The Path to being published

Practice makes perfect, but for writers it’s not always that easy.Continue...

No Subtitles for Saxton Award

It was their own experience at Queen’s that pushed student playwrights Bushra Afreen, ArtSci ’17, and Nina Riccarelli, ArtSci ’16, to write a piece depicting the daily experiences of being a minority in a predominantly white community.Continue...

Creative writing illuminated from the other side

“Language, which is useful in the province of the intellect is a relatively clumsy vehicle in the expression of emotion and of narrative movement,” Carol Shields wrote in her work Narrative Hunger and the Possibilities of Fiction.Continue...

Indie publishers and self-publishing: the future of authorship

As the literary marketplace becomes increasingly digital, self-publishing authors and smaller independent publishers may soon eclipse big publishing moguls.Continue...

Acclaimed authors talk freedom of expression

The muzzling of free press, the dismissal of media and the act of writing as activism were topics of a Kingston WritersFest discussion on Friday night.Continue...

Student entrepreneur to speak at TEDx

When Afraj Gill emigrated from India in 2000, he never thought he’d write for The Globe and Mail l while in university.Continue...

Engaging in a national dialogue

Wednesday night at Stauffer Library took a new perspective on an educational turn.Continue...

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