Monica Nawrocki lives with her partner on a remote island off the west coast of Canada where Art is embraced as an essential and joyful part of daily life. She earns her living as a substitute teacher—often reading under-construction manuscripts to captive classroom audiences and happily impersonating someone different every day. She is the author of three books and her fiction and non-fiction pieces have appeared in various journals and anthologies in Canada and the U.S.
Using conflict in your classroom/team/club to create stronger relationships and help young people change ineffective patterns of behaviour. This workshop challenges adults to see difficult children and youth in a new light in order to facilitate positive change.
Readings interspersed with:
Slideshow of story setting
Discussion: on Japanese Internment (Full Moon Lagoon)
or on old growth forestry protests (Cedar Dance)