Date:  Saturday November 19 2016
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: 737 – 6th Street, New Westminster, BC Parking and entrance at the rear of building
Presenter: Kagan Goh
Cost:                RCLAS Members $15; Non-members $25

In this 3-hour hands-on, interactive workshop, learn to master the craft of writing short stories through narrative poetry.

Award-winning filmmaker and published author Kagan Goh will facilitate a workshop in which he shares his knowledge of how to craft a narrative short story.

He will provide examples from his own work, as well as from short-story writer and poet Raymond Carver.

Participants will learn to turn a recollection, memory, anecdote, imaginary idea or an impression into a short story.

Participants will have plenty of opportunities for interaction, as they practice writing exercises in the spirit of exploration, experimentation, fun and play during the workshop. Come with a curious and open mind, pen and writing pad.  Be prepared to be surprised and astonished by the new stories you will generate during this workshop.

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Kagan Goh is an award-winning filmmaker, published author, spoken word poet and mental health activist.

Kagan has a BA in film studies from Ryerson University; his films have been broadcast on national television and gained entry into respected film festivals across Canada.

He is a graduate of the prestigious Humber College School of Writing and holds a certificate in creative writing from Simon Fraser University’s The Writer’s Studio.

He has been widely published in anthologies, periodicals and magazines.  In 2012, Select Books, Singapore, published his first book Who Let In the Sky?

He has been mentored by the highly acclaimed authors Elizabeth Ruth, Ivan E. Cayote, Timothy Taylor, Shaena Lambert and Cathleen With.  He was writer in residence at the Historic Joy Kogawa House from November 2014 to February 2015.