“Articulation is the catalyst of change. If an obstacle is to be overcome, one must first speak its name. This is perhaps the hardest part. Writing Workshops like these encourage people who have been ignored their whole lives–by their families, by teachers, by you, by me–to do just that: to speak, and to grow.”
~ Vancouver writer Michael Christie (author of Beggar’s Garden, an award-winning collection of short stories that are based in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside) on the community writing workshops organized by Megaphone, Vancouver’s street paper.
To see full article, click http://megaphonemagazine.com/articles/196/michael-christie-supports-megaphone-s-writing-workshops.