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Nic Brewer

Nic Brewer

Photo: Becca Lemire Photography

Nic Brewer is a queer writer and editor from Toronto. She writes fiction, mostly; her first novel, Suture, was published with Book*Hug in Fall 2021. She is the co-founder of Frond, an online literary journal for prose by LGBTQI2SA writers, and formerly co-managed the micropress words(on)pages. She doesn’t look like her author photo, doesn’t have an MFA, and really wants to hear about what you love most in the world. She lives in Kitchener with her wife and their dog.

City:
Kitchener
Province:
Ontario

Publications

Suture. 2021, Book*Hug
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes

WITS

Presentation Description

To be frank: I have never worked with students before, but would love the chance to. My debut novel is about mental illness, art, love, and family, and my own love of writing started when I was in school, trying to find a way to work through the many unmanageable feelings I didn't know how to identify. If you were to invite me to work with your class, I would ask you about your needs, wants, and expectations, and provide you with a presentation catered specifically to you!

Presentation Length:
Any
Genre:
Fiction
Grades:
10-12
Audience Size:
Any
Workshop Description:

As with my presentation description, I have never facilitated a student workshop before, although I have facilitated workshops for emerging writers in university creative writing programs. If you were to invite me to work with your class, I would ask you about your needs, wants, and expectations, and provide you with a workshop catered specifically to you!

Equity Initiative

As part of the Union’s Equity Implementation Plan, we are committed to increasing awareness of authors who are Black, Indigenous, racialized, LGBTQI2S, or living with a disability. This author identifies as:

  • LGBTQI2S