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Kent Stetson, a distinguished Island author, will offer a two-tiered, sixteen-hour workshop at UPEI for writers of drama and prose fiction at various stages of their practice. Stetson is a Member of the Order of Canada, Governor General’s Award laureate, and this year’s recipient of the UPEI Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Stetson’s workshop, entitled “The Character Driven Story in Drama and Prose Fiction,” will begin on August 22, and continue on August 23 and 24. The two-tiered structure will include 10-12 participating writers and up to 15 auditing writers. The workshop is co-sponsored by the UPEI Alumni Association, the Dean of Arts, the Department of English, and the PEI Writers’ Guild. The workshop will be held in the Don and Marion McDougall Hall, Room 242. For more information, and to register, email Kent.Stetson@sympatico.ca before August 5. For information: Dr. Richard Lemm UPEI English Department (902) 566-0592, rlemm@upei.ca

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