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The results are in: Online creative non-fiction workshop

Lauren McKeon

Creative nonfiction is tricky stuff, but after more than a week of hard work, our three online workshoppers are ready to show you their writing chops. Check out their before-and-after excerpts—complete with blurbs explaining their workshop goal—below to see how just a little can change a whole lot. Stuck on your own piece? Feel free […] More »

We discuss The Mechanical Bride

Lauren McKeon

During Toronto’s Hot Docs closing weekend, I watched a fascinating film called The Mechanical Bride. The U.S. film, directed by Allison de Fren, is a 76-minute journey into the world of men and their life-sized dolls: how they’re made, how they’re fixed, how men relate to them, how they have sex with them, and how […] More »