Audio Downloads

Our summer residencies include numerous panels and instructor talks. Recordings of many of these events are freely available here for downloading in mp3 format under a Creative Commons license. ‘Right click’ on PCs or on Macs ‘option click’ to save the file to your local machine.

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2012 Residency
Monday July 2nd
Life after the MFA – Annabel Lyon (mod). Deborah Campbell, Kevin Chong, Sara Graefe, John Vigna. mp3 panel (40 MB MP3)
Wednesday July 4
Industry Panel – Zsuzsi Gartner (mod). Sally Harding, Nancy Flight, Stephen Hegyes. mp3 panel (40 MB MP3)
Thursday July 5
Teaching Writing – Annabel Lyon (mod). Keith Maillard, Brian Wade, Susan Musgrave, Wayne Grady. mp3 panel (40 MB MP3)
Friday July 6
Adaptation to Screen – Sara Graefe (mod). Maureen Medved, Keith Maillard, Linda Svendsen. mp3 panel (43 MB MP3)
Monday July 9
Role of Nonfiction in Fiction – Wayne Grady (mod). Gunn, Brian Brett, Annabel Lyon. mp3 panel (40 MB MP3)

 

2011 Residency
Monday July 4th
Life after the MFA – Andrew Gray (mod). Cathryn Morris, Mette Bach, Rachel Sa, Vivian Hansen. mp3 panel (31.5 MB MP3)
Nonfiction and Truth – Wayne Grady (mod), Gary Geddes, Aislinn Hunter, Deborah Campbell. mp3 panel (33.7 MB MP3)
Tuesday July 5th
Beginnings, Middles & Endings – Zsuzsi Gartner (mod), Wayne Grady, Annabel Lyon, Joseph Boyden, Brian Brett, Susan Musgrave. mp3 panel (32 MB MP3)
Faculty Reading Night: Annabel Lyon, Susan Musgrave, Joseph Boyden, Wayne Grady, Zsuzsi Gartner, Sara Graefe, Brian Brett. mp3 reading (32 MB MP3)
Wednesday July 6th
Ethics of Fiction – Annabel Lyon, Zsuzsi Gartner, Rhea Tregebov, Joseph Boyden. mp3 panel (30 MB MP3)
Friday July 8th
Making Money – Nancy Lee, Miranda Pearson, Kevin Chong, Kathy Page, John Vigna. mp3 panel (30 MB MP3)
Saturday July 9th
Emotional Life of the Writer – Susan Musgrave, Brian Brett, Angela Long, Sara Graefe. mp3 panel (29 MB MP3)
Monday July 11th
After the Script Sells – Sara Graefe, Martin Kinch, Mark Leiren-Young, Maureen Medved, Deb Peraya. mp3 panel (40 MB MP3)

 

2010 Residency
Tuesday July 6th
Faculty Reading: All Faculty. mp3 reading (17 MB MP3)

 

2009 Residency
Monday July 6th
Writing and Parenting – Mod. Sara Graefe, Cori Howard, Deborah Williams, Peter Levitt, Susan Musgrave. mp3 panel (34 MB MP3)
Tuesday July 7th
Writing Life Panel: Getting it out in the world. Mod. Susan Musgrave, Susan Juby, Peter Levitt, Jacqueline Windh. mp3 panel (37 MB MP3)
Wednesday July 8th
Cult of the Sentence. Mod. Zsuzsi Gartner, Lee Henderson, Lisa Moore, Charlotte Gill. mp3 panel (32 MB MP3)
Thursday July 9th
Fear of Plot, Embracing Plot. Mod. Catherine Bush, Lisa Moore, Sara Graefe, Steven Galloway. mp3 panel (33 MB MP3)
Friday July 10th
Changing Technologies. Mod. Andrew Gray, Julie Morris, Jennica Harper, Thad McIlroy mp3 panel (34 MB MP3)
Saturday July 11th
Writer/Editor relationship across genres. Mod. Zsuzsi Gartner, Annabel Lyon, Elizabeth Bachinsky, Ian Weir, Danielle Egan. mp3 panel (35 MB MP3)
Monday July 13th
Writing the Tricky Bits. Mod. Sioux Browning, Brian Brett, Kevin Chong. mp3 panel (38 MB MP3)
Faculty Readings
Luanne Armstrong mp3 reading (5 MB MP3)
Sioux Browning mp3 reading (3.5 MB MP3)
Catherine Bush mp3 reading (2.3 MB MP3)
Maggie de Vries mp3 reading (3.1 MB MP3)
Zsuzsi Gartner mp3 reading (4.1 MB MP3)
Wayne Grady mp3 reading (4.3 MB MP3)
Sara Graefe mp3 reading (3.7 MB MP3)
Peter Levitt mp3 reading (3.4 MB MP3)
Annabel Lyon mp3 reading (1.8 MB MP3)
Lisa Moore mp3 reading (2.1 MB MP3)
Susan Musgrave mp3 reading (4.6 MB MP3)

 

2008 Residency
Monday July 7th
Writing Inc. – Mod. Sioux Browning, Peggy Thompson, Billeh Nickerson, Mindy Abramowitz, Rowena List, Susan Musgrave. mp3 panel (68 MB MP3)
Monday July 7th
Literary Machines: The Writer & The Cybersphere – Mod. Zsuzsi Gartner, Neil Every, Gisele Baxter, Oliver Kellhammer. mp3 panel (34 MB MP3)
Tuesday July 8th
Genre Writing – Mod Brian Brett, John Gray, Eileen Kernaghan, Ann Marie Fleming. mp3 panel (36 MB MP3)
Wednesday July 9th
YA or Adult Novel: How can we tell? Mod Glen Huser, Meg Tilly, Gayle Friesen, Steven Galloway. mp3 panel (35 MB MP3)
Thursday July 10th
To Flashback or not to Flashback – Mod Catherine Bush, David Chariandy, Susan Musgrave, Sara Graefe. mp3 panel (34 MB MP3)
Saturday July 11th
Manipulation of Imagery – Mod Sara Graefe, Peter Levitt, Sioux Browning, Kendra Fanconi, Keith Maillard. mp3 panel (33 MB MP3)
Monday July 13th
Ethics of Craft in Nonfiction, Mod Luanne Armstrong, Wayne Grady, Jane Silcott. mp3 panel (44 MB MP3)
The Pitches, Mod Zsuzsi Gartner, Chris Labonte, Gary Ross, John Dippong. mp3 panel (33 MB MP3)

 

2007 Residency
Monday July 2nd
Panel – Teaching Writing Alison Acheson, Mod. Genni Gunn, Kara Stanley, Peter Levitt. mp3 panel (52 MB MP3)
Tuesday July 3rd
Panel – Copyright & Intellectual Property – Brian Brett, Mod., Michael Geist, Mira Sundara Rajan, Paul Whitney. mp3 panel (36 MB MP3)
Wednesday July 4th
Panel – Switch Hitting/Literary Crossdressing – Poets who transition into and out of other forms – Susan Musgrave, Mod., Brian Brett, Sioux Browning. mp3 panel (27 MB MP3)
Thursday July 5th
Panel – Collaboration in stage and screen – Sara Graefe, Mod., Jennica Harper, Kathleen Oliver, Sioux Browning. mp3 panel (34 MB MP3)
Friday July 6th
Panel – Make it New? Cliches, Tropes & Originality in a Crowded Century – Zsuzsi Gartner, Mod., Catherine Bush, Lee Henderson, Caroline Adderson, Jennica Harper. mp3 panel (42 MB MP3)
Saturday July 7th
Panel: Beginnings & Endings– Catherine Bush, Mod., Caroline Adderson, Timothy Taylor, Shaena Lambert. mp3 panel (34 MB MP3)
Panel: Launching yourself into the world – Nancy Lee, Mod., Tara Gereaux, Steven Galloway, Andrea MacPherson-Donnery, Joe Wiebe. mp3 panel (32 MB MP3)
Tuesday July 10th
Panel: Subtext – Sioux Browning, Mod., Sara Graefe, Steven Galloway, Stephen Hunt, Ryan Knighton. mp3 panel (30 MB MP3)

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2006 Residency
Monday July 3rd
Panel – The Writing Life: An introduction to our faculty. mp3 panel (27 MB MP3)
mp3 Q&A (7 MB MP3)
Tuesday July 4th
Panel – State of the Art in Nonfiction
(Terry Glavin (M), Deborah Campbell, John Valiant, Brian Payton, JB Mackinnon)
mp3 panel (21 MB MP3)
mp3 Q&A (16 MB MP3)
Wednesday July 5th
Instructor Talk – Brian Brett –The Truth is a Story mp3 talk (17 MB MP3)
mp3 Q&A (8 MB MP3)
Instructor Talk – Gary Geddes –Narrative & Song: The Poets Duke it Out mp3 talk (24 MB MP3)
Panel – Closer to Prayer than Prose: The Highly Charged Language of Poetry
(Susan Musgrave (M), Peter Levitt, Brian Brett, Catherine Owen, Gary Geddes)
mp3 panel (43 MB MP3)
Thursday July 6th
Instructor Talk – Catherine Bush, Why Fiction Matters: Some Thoughts on Realism, Authenticity and Conviction mp3 talk (16 MB MP3)
mp3 Q&A (10 MB MP3)
Instructor Talk – Susan Musgrave, The Writer as Commodity in the Noughties mp3 talk (10 MB MP3)
mp3 Q&A (12 MB MP3)
Friday July 7th
Instructor Talk – Sara Graefe, Why theatre? – or, why I continue to write for the stage in the wireless age mp3 talk (17 MB MP3)
mp3 Q&A (8 MB MP3)
Panel – Revision
(Catherine Bush (M), Caroline Adderson, Pearl Luke, Keith Maillard)
mp3 panel (24 MB MP3)
mp3 Q&A (11 MB MP3)
Saturday July 8th
Instructor Talk – Glen Huser, Drawing from Life mp3 talk (23 MB MP3)
mp3 Q&A (3 MB MP3)
Panel – Freedom to Write
(Brian Brett (M), Shauna Singh Baldwin, Susan Musgrave, Jason Gratl)
mp3 panel (24 MB MP3)
mp3 Q&A (18 MB MP3)
Monday July 10th
Panel – Be a Blind Cat: seek out experience to feed your fiction!
(Gail Anderson-Dargatz (M), Catherine Bush, Steven Galloway)
mp3 panel (20 MB MP3)
mp3 Q&A (14 MB MP3)
Tuesday July 11th
Instructor Talk – Gail Anderson-Dargatz, On Editing mp3 talk (28 MB MP3)
Panel – Crossing Genres for Cash
(Sara Graefe (M), Gail Anderson-Dargatz, Timothy Taylor, Dennis Foon)
mp3 panel (21 MB MP3)
mp3 Q&A (11 MB MP3)