MAS News: What the Plus (+) Writers Workshop +the WTP+ Art Exhibition continues until Aug 7 (Tues, Thurs, Sat 12-5pm)

What the Plus (+) Writers Workshop!

Just a few spaces left (max 12 attendees)

Saturday July 31, 2021 at 2pm: andrea bennett presents a workshop on writing and publishing memoirs about identities in flux with andrea bennett on Sat. July 31 at 2pm at TAC (RSVP required – tap the button below or email whattheplusart@gmail.comand Covid-19 protocols fully enforced. Face masks required.

LGTBQ+ Memoir Workshop: How to Write the Self, When the Self Is in Flux

(Limited space, so sign up today! email giovanni at

Duration: 2 hours (2pm-4pm)

Location: The Art Centre qathet Public Art Gallery
215 – 6975 Alberni Street Powell River, BC, Canada V8A 2B8

Cost: FREE! We will accept donations if you are able.

This workshop will give tips and tricks about how to research and write memoir as a queer person, even if—or especially if—one’s self-conception has changed over the course of one’s life. We’ll begin with a writing exercise, talk about some techniques for researching and writing, and discuss some publication basics. 

“It is a queer memoir workshop where writers can get some publishing tips/ask publishing questions, There will be some writing time, and we’ll use some techniques to practice writing a scene.”- andrea bennett.

PLUS the gallery will be open 12-5 on the Saturday, so you can enjoy the art exhibition as well.

There is a possibility that the talk will be available online via Zoom; please contact Giovanni at if you would be interested in attending that way, or get the Zoom attendance info here.

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