Acknowledging Our Relationship to Land: A Writing Workshop with Leonarda Carranza

Art Gallery of Mississauga

300 City Centre Drive 1st Floor
Mississauga, Ontario

Join us for an afternoon of creative expression, self-reflection and writing, focused on relationship to land(s) near and far. Participants will be encouraged to reflect on their own experiences of being in/from a place, through writing prompts, freewriting exercises and group discussion. Leonarda will bring writing to share as well. Bring your favourite notebook or just bring yourself (we will have writing materials). No experience required, anyone aged 12 and older is welcome to attend. Barrier-free space, all-gender washroom. Tea and cookies provided.

Leonarda Carranza lives in Brampton by way of San Salvador. Her work can be found in Room MagazineThe New Quarterly, and The Best Canadian Essays 2017. She is the creative non-fiction winner of Briarpatch magazine’s seventh annual Writing in the Margins contest for her piece “The McGill Experiments.” She is a founding member of Pages on Fire, a collective based in Peel focused on sharing stories on racism, belonging, sexuality, health and more.

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