Sara Graefe

Sara Graefe

Sara Graefe’s plays have been produced as far afield as Ottawa’s National Arts Centre, Yukon’s Nakai Theatre, Australia’s Sydney Opera House, and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She also writes for screen and television and is currently editing a creative non-fiction collection for Dagger Editions (Caitlin Press). She teaches in the UBC Creative Writing Program.

There Are No Second Acts for Text-Based Playwrights in Canada

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There are no second acts for text-based playwrights in Canada. No, I’m not channeling F. Scott Fitzgerald but text-based playwrights in this country who are not closely affiliated with a theatre or performer-playwrights or run their own theatre company, face insurmountable challenges in building and receiving support for their canon of plays. Is it the […]

Business of Writing / Le volet commercial de l’écriture
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Attack the Block: A Practical Session in Countering Writer’s Block

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No matter how long you’ve been writing, or what genre(s) you write, you will inevitably experience writer’s block, be it a block in progress, difficulty with your narrative, trouble with craft, or paralyzing self-doubt. Building on the popular hands-on workshop from 2016, participants will confront writer’s block through fun, collaborative improv games and writing exercises. […]

Craft of Writing / L’art de l’écriture
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