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Hyacinthe Miller

Writer, Writers' Community of York Region in Markham

You See, I Say: Transforming Pictures to Prose

PRESENTED ON JAN 22, 2016
IN MARKHAM @ VOL 10

Hyacinthe Miller feels strongly that words are magic. She is an omnivorous reader, a world traveller, blogger and content curator. She shares about how, as a writer with a vivid imagination, her perceptions, especially of
the visual, yield stories.  

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Read Like A Writer and Write Like One

BY LAWRENCE SPANN
@ VOL 10 ON JAN 30, 2014

Lawrence Spann has a keen interest in literature and writing. Drawing from life experience and an advanced degree in Creative Writing and the Medical Humanities, he approaches the process of writing through the lives and works of poets, writers, song writers, artists and historical figures. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 17, 2014.

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Visual Storytelling

BY ASMA INAYAT
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 10, 2014

To promote the passion and understanding of geography and cities, Asma Inayat encourages teaching the young and the old about map reading, geography skills, travel writing and all that travel photography entails. Like telling a story visually, this will be conducted through workshops for young kids and adults.

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Abstractions: Photos and Prose

BY ABI SCHUMANN
@ VOL 12 ON MAY 23, 2015

Tom Green takes photographs and manipulates and distorts them into abstract works. Abi Schumann is a poet. As collaborators they join the images with the prose, sometimes working from the image first, and sometimes working from the poem. How would you interpret the images into words, or imagine the visual expression of the words?

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Pictures & Words

BY BENJAMIN PHILLIPS
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 27, 2016

"There's this constant conflict between words and imagery and finding the right balance between them..."

In Pictures & Words at PechaKucha Night Bexhill-on-Sea Vol.4, Benjamin Phillips presents his offbeat yet amusing drawings accompanied by self inscribed poems to express his peculiar world of art and poetry. 

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"I Think You Are Wonderful" And Other Ways To Say Thank You

BY AHMAD SYAUQIE
@ VOL 9 ON NOV 05, 2016

When expresing appreciation, Ahmad Syauqie believes that simplicity and sincerity are key. And often, saying the words 'Thank you' is all it takes.

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Loving a Writer (and some cats)

BY REBECCA ROSENBLUM
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 29, 2017

Rebecca Rosenblum is the author of two short story collections. Mark Sampson has published five books. Can two creative people live under the same roof? Mark  and Rosenblum talk about marriage, writing, and cats.

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Words, words, words

BY HENRY YOUNG
@ VOL 8 ON OCT 26, 2017

Bibliophile Henry Young loves to read. His story about the power of reading and the benefits of reading begin with an unfortunate incident whilst holidaying in Italy ...

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Diversity & Literacy: The importance of drag performers reading to children

BY KALEB ROBERTSON
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 08, 2018

While you may have already heard about drag queen story times, it's important to hear about the impact it has had on families. Fay & Fluffy’s Storytime is an event that focuses around literacy and diversity that celebrates the differences. Listen to Fluffy’s talk to find out what impact it’s been made to the community.

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Twenty Citations: A Behind-The-Scenes Look at Writing a Collection of Poems

BY MATTHEW CARLIN
@ VOL 36 ON APR 10, 2019

Matthew Carlin shares his inspiration for his writing.