Humber Masterclass: Picturing Books with Kyo Maclear

Virtual Event

Toronto International Festival of Authors

The modern picture book has become one of the most versatile and popular of literary formats and many of its elements can be applied to longer forms of writing. Through the world of visual storytelling, explore the intricate relationship between text and illustration with celebrated picture book writer Kyo Maclear. With a look at traditional and innovative works and Kyo’s own books and working methods, participants will have a chance to discuss and consider the dynamic interplay of verbal and visual narrative and explore specific techniques through a short writing exercise.

The Humber School for Writers returns to the Festival with a series of daily professional writing masterclasses led by its renowned faculty members. Each 90-minute class will be presented virtually and will focus on a specific aspect of writing craft. Sign up for one or attend them all! All writing levels are welcome.

Event Details

Start Date October 26, 2021
End DateOctober 26, 2021
Time4:00pm - 5:30pm