Prompts from the Past: Mining Special Collections for Creative Inspiration

March 12_ENGL_Papyrus to pixels_VERSION 3 0Date: Saturday, March 12
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Location: Room A003, Lower Level, at the Mearns Centre for Learning in the McPherson Library (UVic campus)

Presented by hosts Rhonda Batchelor of The Malahat Review and Christine Walde of Archives and Special Collections, University of Victoria Libraries, Prompts from the Past will introduce the wealth of material housed in Special Collections and explore ways in which this rich source might be tapped for creative projects. The second half of the session features a brief writing workshop, guided by Micaela Maftei, where interested participants can view selected items from the collection in order to produce a short piece of creative writing. Free and open to the public.

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