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Quillcast episode nine: Will Ferguson on teaching humour

Quillcast is a podcast series from Quill & Quire featuring behind-the-scenes conversations with authors and publishing insiders.

In this episode, author Will Ferguson discusses the origins of humour in creative writing.

Ferguson is the author of more than a dozen books, most recently of the thriller 419. He delivered this keynote address at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre on May 11, 2012, as part of the Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs conference.

Quillcast is produced with media partners The Walrus, Open Book: Ontario, and Open Book: Toronto, with support from Toronto Life. This project has been generously supported by the Ontario Media Development Corporation’s Entertainment and Creative Cluster Partnerships Fund.

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