Shaena Lambert is an award-winning author of three books, Oh, My Darling, Radiance and The Falling Woman. She has mentored writers and taught writing for over 15 years at some of Canada’s finest writing schools, including The Humber School for Writers and The Writers’ Studio at SFU. Her work has been selected 4 times for Best Canadian Stories, been a finalist for the Writer’s Trust Award, the BC Book Prize, and been long-listed for the Frank O’Connor Award for the Short Story. All three of her books were chosen as Best Books of the Year by the Globe and Mail. Her approach to crafting stories was recently featured in The Canadian Short Story, edited by John Metcalf (Biblioasis, 2018).
Shaena’s fiction has been published in The Walrus, Zoetrope: All Story, Canadian Notes & Queries, Ploughshares (selected by Colm Toibin), The Journey Prize Anthology, The North American Review, Marvels and Tales, The Toronto Life Summer Fiction issue and many other publications. Writers that Shaena has mentored have gone on to win major prizes, secure literary agents, and publish prominently in Canada and internationally.
Events with Shaena Lambert
June 23, 2019
Writing imaginatively is part craft, part mystery, or as Flannery O’Connor put it, ‘both canny and uncanny.’ Learn techniques for digging deeper and getting under your words on the page, to create pieces with unique depth, voice and structure. Find out what your writing is really trying to say by shucking the outer skin of a piece to get at its more fascinating heart. Whether you are beginning a new project, or diving into finding your voice for the first time, or are deep into the revision or editing stage of a long-developed work-in-progress, this workshop is designed to find…