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Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - June 2 @ 10:00 pm
Dawson Daily News, KIAC Ballroom, Yukon School of Visual Arts

May 30 – June 2, 2019 The Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival presents an inclusive, innovative, and community-minded festival of visual printmaking, literature, publishing, and heritage, including the creation of contemporary works through historical processes. Featured guests include emerging and established printmakers, publishers and writers, all embracing a spirit of independent creativity while remaining […]

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11:00 am

Trish Salah: Trans and Queer Writers’ Workshop (LGBTTIQ2SNB) Pt. 2

June 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
SOVA

Join Trish Salah, the current Berton House Writer-in-Residence, for the Sunday morning continuation of an exploration into creative writing. This is a free workshop for lesbian, gay, non-binary, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, two spirit, Intersex, queer, and genderqueer writers. The intersections of writing and queer/trans experiences will be discussed. Trish will guide the group through writing […]

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1:30 pm

Fear the First Draft: Writing Masterclass with Eden Robinson

June 2 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
SOVA

The Novel Process:  Fear the First Draft Or: Why does my first draft suck?  Why am I stuck on the first chapters?  It worked in my head but on paper none of it is gelling!  Writing a novel looks intimidating, but we can break the work down into manageable chunks.  The first chunk we need […]

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3:00 pm

Claire Falkenberg: Let’s Talk About Artists’ Books

June 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dawson Daily News Front Room

What is an artists’ book, how are they made, and where and how are they shown and distributed? This informal discussion about the exciting world of artists’ books, art book shops, and art book fairs will be part of this workshop. Feel free to bring along any artists’ books you have made and publishing resources […]

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5:00 pm

Industry Brainstorming Session: Sean Cranbury

June 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SOVA

Starting in 2019, the West Coast Book Prizes Society will officially change its public name to the BC and Yukon Book Prizes. Representation for Yukon has been present in the society’s constitution since 1985 when it was founded. Join us to discuss ideas on how the organization can support the Yukon writing industry. ______________________________________________________________________________________________ Join […]

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8:00 pm

Kaitlin Prest: LIGHT (audio performance)

June 2 @ 8:00 pm
KIAC Ballroom Odd Fellows Hall, 902 Second Avenue
Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0 Canada
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If the lamp beside your bed could hear, what would it know about you? _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ An audio performance by Kaitlin Prest When I was a kid I believed that the objects that surrounded me were secretly alive (maybe you did too?). That the soft pillow would get jealous if I favoured the firm pillow. That […]

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