12. Writing Difficult Topics
YA novelist and teacher Leanne Lieberman helps students come to grips with how to to get over your own discomfort and write about subjects that may be considered sensitive, uncomfortable, or controversial. Her own novels have been praised for addressing such topics as the Palestinian Israeli conflict, the Holocaust, and sexual identity, all of which she approaches with both a light touch and serious consideration. With discussion and short writing exercises, Leanne give student writers tools to find that balance when the writing gets difficult.
12:50 - 2:10 pm
Holiday Inn, Sir John A. Macdonald Room
2 Princess Street, Kingston ON K7L 1A2