YA (with Andre Fenton)

Feb 1 – 22, 6 – 8pm >>

Dive into the world of young adult fiction: focus on character development, setting, structure, and plot-driven motivations while creating unforgettable moments and memorable characters. Participants will share their progress with one another in an open and honest environment that embraces creativity with fun activities and through a new creative lens.


Andre Fenton is an award-winning author, spoken-word artist, and arts educator who has represented Halifax at seven national poetry festivals across Canada. He is an author of two YA novels, Worthy of Love from Formac Publishing, and ANNAKA from Nimbus Publishing. Through the lens of fiction and poetry, Andre has facilitated workshops at over 30 schools across Nova Scotia helping young writers and performers develop their craft. He is currently working on his third novel. Andre is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Location: Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia (online with Zoom)

Dates of 4-week workshop: Mondays, Feb. 1 + Feb. 8 + Feb. 15 + Feb. 22 (6:00pm to 8:00pm)

Price: $214 (incl. 1-year WFNS membership for 2021)

Member Price: $149

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