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Thu, 17 Oct


401 Richmond St W

Pamenar Press | 2 | Writing About Illness and Disability with Jacob Scheier

In this eight-week writing workshop we will be writing poetry and personal narrative (prose) exploring illness and disability. Through close reading, discussion of literary devices and workshop writing exercises and assignments, participants will work towards making their experiences of illness

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Pamenar Press | 2 |  Writing About Illness and Disability with Jacob Scheier

Time & Location

17 Oct 2019, 18:30 GMT-4 – 05 Dec 2019, 21:00 GMT-5

401 Richmond St W, 401 Richmond St. W Suite 401 Toronto

About the Event

 About Jacob:

Jacob Scheier is a Governor General’s Award-winning poet. He is the author of two poetry collections with ECW Press: More to Keep us Warm (2007) and Letter from Brooklyn (2013). He is also the author of the nonfiction of ebook My Never-Ending Acid Trip (2013) published by The Toronto Star. His poems and works of personal narrative have been widely published in journals and anthologies across North America and in the UK. For several years Jacob has facilitated creative writing workshops, including the course Writing About Grief, which he has taught at Ryerson University’s Chang School of Continuing Education and with indigenous communities in the Yukon and Ontario—amongst many other places and communities. Writing About Grief was inspired by Jacob’s experience being a peer-facilitator of support groups for bereaved young adults. Similarly, Writing About Illness and Disability comes out of Jacob’s personal experience and creative writing. Jacob also has an academic background in Disability Studies. To learn more go to





  • Writing About Illness


    sliding scale available for those in financial need






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