Sheryda Warrener

Sheryda Warrener

Sheryda Warrener is the author of two poetry collections: Hard Feelings (Snare, 2010) and Floating is Everything (Nightwood Editions, 2015). Her work can be found online or in print in Event, Grain, Hazlitt, The Malahat Review, and The Believer, among others. She is a lecturer in the Creative Writing program at UBC.

Space, Object, Digital: an Assignment Swap

Main Loft, Harbourfront Centre Main Building

A roundtable for creative writing instructors who do “alternative” writing projects, such as videopoems, audio installation, Instagram stories, Twitter essays/fictions, concrete poetry, Twine stories, or using websites such as significantobjects.com, learningtoloveyoumore.com, and on. All participants are invited to swap assignment descriptions, to enable colleagues to use or adapt these approaches/forms in their own teaching. All […]

Pedagogy / La pédagogie
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Listen, Describe, Produce, Collide: New Generative Approaches to the Poetry Workshop

Market Tent B

“Old Faithful,” a.k.a. the traditional workshop model, is the foundation for our creative writing pedagogy, but has it evolved to meet the needs of all participants? The four poet-teachers on this panel will share and demonstrate alternatives to the traditional workshop. Sarah Yi-Mei Tsang introduces new modes of listening; Sheryda Warrener emphasizes poetic attention; Ian […]

Community Building / Le renforcement des collectivités Pedagogy / La pédagogie
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Revision or Re-envision? Rewriting Pedagogy

Loft 2, Harbourfront Centre Main Building

This diverse panel explores techniques to help writers rethink revision, and to help instructors teach students to revise. We’ll focus on genre specific strategies for fiction, poetry, and young adult, as well as core principles of revision that can be applied to any genre. From refining one’s work based on workshop feedback to designing exercises […]

Pedagogy / La pédagogie
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