Illuminate Your Writing with Rob O’Flanagan

GUELPH, ON, October 10, 2019: Inspired by John McCrae’s creative inclinations, join us for a morning of tea, creative writing and drawing in the McCrae House gardens Saturday, October 19, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Led by writer, visual artist and award-winning journalist, Rob O’Flanagan, Illuminate Your Writing is a workshop for anyone who enjoys the language of poetry and the challenge of recording thoughts and perceptions through drawing. All levels of experience are welcome.

O’Flanagan was a reporter, columnist and photojournalist for over 20 years. He won a number of Ontario Newspaper Awards in a host of categories and a National Newspaper Award as part of a three-person team. He worked for daily newspapers in Sudbury and Guelph during his career, covered all major beats and produced weekly columns and investigative features.

He is the author of the Blown Kiss Collection, a volume of short fiction, and co-author of Open Up the Sky: A Poetic Conversation. He has been a featured poet at a number of community events and has exhibited his paintings widely.  He also sings and plays guitar in the local open mic scene.

Tickets are $35 +HST and are available at

McCrae House is located at 108 Water Street.


Sarah Ball | Community Relations Coordinator | Guelph Museums
Public Services | City of Guelph
T 519-836-1221 x 3392
E [email protected]

Posted by Dawn Owen on October 10, 2019