Posts tagged margaret sweatman

Unleashing the Solitary Beast

Last month, I took a break from my solitary writing life (and my day job) to spend a week with ten other fabulously talented fiction writers. I also got to mingle with a few dozen more writers who were working on poetry, life writing and writing for children and young adults. Where did I find this eclectic and inspiring congregation of scribes? The School of Writing at CMU.

For me, the School was the perfect balance of working alone and in collaboration with other

Speaking Crow Podcast for December 2009

Speaking Crow is The Writers’ Collective’s spoken poetry series, sponsored by Aqua Books. This month’s featureed reader is Margaret Sweatman.

Margaret Sweatman Margaret Sweatman is a playwright, poet, performer and novelist. Her plays have been produced by Prairie Theatre Exchange, Popular Theatre Alliance and the Guelph Spring Festival. She has performed with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra and the National Academy Orchestra, as well as with her own Broken Songs Band. Margaret Sweatman is the author of the novels Fox, Sam and