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2011 Young Voices Conference

August 16, 2011 | Scott | Comments (0)

The North York Central Library host an annual youth event that focuses on the artistic and creative talents of the youth within the city of Toronto. The Young Voices Conference is organized by the Toronto Public Library with a focus on creating space for youth to get a chance to develop their creative skills and interests in a setting outside of the classroom.

This year the theme of the Young Voices Conference is that of "Genre Blending" and the keynote speaker will be Toronto's own Andrew Pyper. Andrew is the author of such critically acclaimed novels as "Lost Girls", "The Killing Circle" and his most recent novel "The Guardians". Andrew will be kicking off the conference with an address and will also be giving two seminars on creative writing with a focus on the theme of genre blending.

Other workshops include: graphic novels, script writing, visual arts, journalism, non-fiction, and spoken word with an open mic session. Also all involved participants will be leaving that day with an instant anthology of all the work that was created during the conference.

This is an all day event and space is limited so make sure that you pre-register by following this link:  www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/yvconference    

For youth ages 12-19.

The conference details are:

Saturday, October 15, 2011
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
North York Central Library
5120 Yonge Street
(North York Centre subway station)

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