Posts tagged chandra mayor

2011 Sheldon Oberman Mentorship Program Reading

Manitoba Writers’ Guild presents
2011 Sheldon Oberman Mentorship Program Reading
Thursday June 9th @ 7 pm
Aqua Books, 274 Garry Street

Writers Debbie Calverley, Tara Lee Baxter, Annie Deeley, Jack Frey, John Herbert Cunningham, and Reshal Stein.

Join the participants of the 2011 Sheldon Oberman Mentorship Program in a final wrap-up reading. Mentor and apprentice pairs have been working together on apprentices’ projects since January. Come celebrate their successes in this annual culminating event of the Program, which will feature readings by apprentices introduced by

“Too f**king busy – and vice versa” by Dorothy Parker is my new fave quote of all time – An Interview with Chandra Mayor!!!

… Or, How to Talk so Writers Will Listen, How to Listen so Writers Will Talk with Chandra Mayor !!!

I got to sit down and chat with Chandra Mayor recently… ok it was a cyber chat, but, well, I was sitting down! Did you know she’s on Wikipedia? I didn’t know that. I think that’s going to be my new definition for success  ->
Wiki = MADE IT! Lookie!
Kate: Hey Chandra!!! You are quite the girl about town nowadays,

Poem as Spark: Fanning the Flames – a poetry workshop…

… with the incomparable Chandra Mayor

Saturday, December 11 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm @ the University of Winnipeg

($15 for Writers’ Collective members, $30 for non-members)

To register contact Michael Van Rooy, Writers’ Collective Program Coordinator at  or by phone at (204) 786-9468.

Poem as Spark: Fanning the Flames with Winnipeg’s own Chandra Mayor:

“Inspiration” is a terrible word, not least because it’s so abstract and pseudo-mystical as to be virtually meaningless.  What is this thing that urges us to write poems?  …



The University of Winnipeg is offering a new course, taught by two award-winning writers: ENGL-3102(1)-001 Creative Writing Field Research (one credit hour)
- Fall section: “Luring the Knock: Inviting Poems to Linger” with Chandra Mayor (Writers’ Collective Member)
Saturday Oct 16 & Saturday Oct 23 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Margaret Atwood says that inspiration knocks softly, and that if you don’t answer, she goes away. Ignore the knocking often enough, and she stops coming back. How can we better …

Forging the Muse – A workshop with poet Chandra Mayor

Aqua Books has quite the workshop series going on this fall including, Forging the Muse – A workshop with poet Chandra Mayor. Starting Wednesday, September 15th and continuing September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 1. Each workshop runs from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at Aqua Books, 274 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 1H3, Phone: 204-943-7555.

This is a workshop for poets (beginning or intermediate) and costs$250 plus GST. Contact  or 943-7555 to register.

Important to …