PWAC Toronto Chapter


PWAC Looks at Books


Monday, February 1, 2016 at 7:00 PM EDT (registration opens at 6:30)

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Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, Room R318 
750 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, ON M5S 2J2

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Monique Bourgeois, VP Professional Development, PWAC Toronto Chapter


A must-see seminar for fledgling and experienced non-fiction authors alike, this seminar will examine ghostwriting, traditional publishing vs. self-publishing, e-books, and other literary-minded topics. Panellists will include publishers, editors, and writers, and PWAC member and established author Nate Hendley will host.

Kelly Steen - Publisher and Writer Account Manager, Wattpad 

Kelly represents Wattpad, a free online app with over 40 million monthly users that allows people to share and discover stories. Before joining Wattpad, Kelly managed online sales for Scholastic Canada, assisting with the launch an e-book program among other duties. 

Wattpad, which describes itself as “the world’s largest community for readers and writers” is located at


Nicole North – Editor

Nicole North is a freelance editor based in Toronto. She edits nonfiction manuscripts, short stories and novels. She is an enthusiastic member of Editors Canada (aka, the Editors' Association of Canada).


Andrew Borkowski – Journalist and Author 

Andrew Borkowski is a veteran journalist and author. Andrew has contributed news articles, investigative features, and travel pieces to over twenty publications, including The Globe and Mail, The Los Angeles Times, Quill & Quire, and enRoute. He is the author of Copernicus Avenue, a collection of stories inspired by his childhood in Toronto’s Roncesvalles Village and winner of the 2012 Toronto Book Award.

* Photo Credit: Mark Raynes Roberts



Can't make it to the seminar? Check out the live twitter feed at #PWAC Panel. 


And after the seminar, join fellow writers and the speakers for Cheers with Peers. We have a section reserved at Pauper's Pub starting at 9 p.m. Buy your own refreshments and connect with colleagues and friends. 

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FREE for PWAC members and students (please register online; students, please show proof of academic enrollment at the door)
Members of associate writers’ groups $10 online registration (up to midnight before event) or $20 at the door
Non-members $15 online registration (up to midnight before event) or $20 at the door


Cancellation Policy
If a registrant wishes to cancel, the following terms and conditions apply:
• Cancellations are accepted no later than midnight three days before an evening seminar, and no less than one week before a half-day or full-day workshop.
• No refunds are given for cancellations received after the cancellation period.  
• Registration fees apply to the event for which they were paid and cannot be applied to a future event in lieu of cancellation.
Complete details of the cancellation policy will be sent by email with confirmation of your registration.