2010 Symposium on the Book

Sunday, July 18, 2010 - 13:00 to 20:00

Do you ever find yourself chuckling out loud as you read a funny piece in a book, blog, or story? Literary laughter is one of the pleasures in life, and this one-day symposium will explore the ways in which this form of writing is created, developed and executed. Through commentary from the authors and panelists (such as Will Ferguson, Robyn Harding, and Kathy Buckworth to name a few) we will consider fiction, non-fiction, parody, satire and opinion.

Spaces are still available for this annual event! Fee is $75 and includes six books, one from each author.

The Summer Publishing Workshops at SFU in Vancouver focus on six topic areas - book publishing, magazine publishing, editing, design, new media, and writing. The workshops are developed in association with Canada's foremost publishing professionals.


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