Cloverdale Library will host a free teen writing workshop on Wednesday, Dec. 19. (Gift Habeshaw / Unsplash)

Teen writing workshop planned for Cloverdale Library

Free workshop part of library’s teen writing program

Teen writers will have the chance to hone their skills and ignite their creativity in an upcoming workshop at Cloverdale Library. Chelsea Franz, a KPU student finishing her bachelor’s degree in creative writing, will host the session on Dec. 19.

Franz said she aims to create safe, inclusive spaces where creativity thrives. She is passionate about encouraging local youth, and said what she really wants is for “people to stop killing their dreams.”

KPU creative writing student Chelsea Franz will lead the Dec. 19 teen writing workshop at the Cloverdale Library.
KPU creative writing student Chelsea Franz will lead the Dec. 19 teen writing workshop at the Cloverdale Library.

Submitted

Franz is in her final year of KPU’s creative writing program, and is already very active in the local writing scene. She is is an executive member of the university’s creative writing guild and the managing editor of pulp MAG, KPU’s on-campus arts magazine. She works to organize Slamapalooza, KPU’s monthly slam poetry competition, and recently travelled to Guelph, Ont., as part of a team representing KPU in the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word.

The upcoming writing workshop will take place at the Cloverdale Library (5642 176A St.) on Wednesday, Dec. 19, from 3:45 to 5 p.m. The program is free, as it’s part of the library’s ongoing teen writing program, but pre-registration is required. Call 604-598-7326 or email cmerrells@surrey.ca for more information or to register.



editor@cloverdalereporter.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Community invited to help with Downtown Surrey BIA’s fence art project

Association is hoping to change the ‘narrative’ for 135A Street with artwork

Surrey killer foiled by cops’ suspicion he was underage in a bar

Birinderjeet Singh Bhangu was shot dead outside the Comfort Inn and Suites Hotel on Fraser Highway

Bureaucracy leaves Whalley Legion members thirsty

Legion’s new location needs liquor licence, despite being down street from former digs

Blaine railway stop contingent on international support: All Aboard Washington

Non-profit organizers look to residents of Surrey, White Rock and North Whatcom County

Delta man charged after police surround Tsawwassen home

Troy Kevin Reimer, 52, is charged with one count of uttering or conveying a threat to cause death or bodily harm

VIDEO: B.C. MLA Michelle Stilwell takes first steps in nearly 30 years

‘It actually felt like walking. It’s been 27 years… but it felt realistic to me’

Report of dead body in B.C. park actually headless sex doll

This discovery, made at Manning Park on July 10, led police to uncovering two other sex mannequins

Grand Forks fire chief found to have bullied, harassed volunteer firefighter: report

WorkSafeBC, third-party human resources investigation looking into allegations complete

Dog recovering after being drenched in hot coffee, B.C. man charged

Man was taken into custody, charged, and released pending a court date

Taekwondo instructor, 21, identified as B.C. bat rabies victim

Nick Major, 21, an instructor at Cascadia Martial Arts in Parksville

Science expedition to Canada’s largest underwater volcano departs Vancouver Island

Crews prepared for a two-week research mission to the Explorer Seamount

B.C. shipyard to get one-third of $1.5 billion frigate-repair contract

The federal government has promised to invest $7.5 billion to maintain the 12 frigates

Worried about bats? Here’s what to do if you come across one in B.C.

Bat expert with the BC Community Bat Program urges caution around the small creatures

B.C. on right road with tougher ride-hailing driver rules, says expert

The provincial government is holding firm that ride-hailing drivers have a Class 4 licence

Most Read