Canadian Authors – National Capital Region Branch: Writing Poetry for Children, with Bowman Wilker

Via Zoom. Why children’s poetry? While the adult poetry world is growing, the market for children’s poetry remains small. Or does it? Bowman will talk about the difficulties of publishing children’s poetry and then explain why you should do it anyways. Children’s poetry, more than any other medium, allows a writer to think loosely (be…

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Canadian Authors – National Capital Region Branch: Attributes of a Writer, with Ifeoma Chinwuba

Via Zoom. Ifeoma Chinwuba, the current Writer-in-Residence at the University of Alberta, will lead this session on raising a writer at home and in school, and habits and outlook that encourage the creative spirit. She will talk about resources to draw from to become a self-made writer. Ms. Ifeoma Chinwuba rose from a child refugee in the…

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