Jean-Benoît was invited by Angel Miguel Martínez, Vice President of the European Parliament, and Olga Cosmidou, Director General of Conferences, to speak to representatives and officers of the European Union about how Europe’s main languages are globalizing and how this is affecting the “language market.” He was accompanied by representatives from the Alliance française of Brussels-Europe and the Québec General Delegation in Brussels, who organized a series of conferences for him in different Belgian cities during Francophonie Week.
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In honour of International Francophonie Week, Julie Barlow will be speaking at the Alliance française in Halifax on March 15th about how – contrary to what most think – French is not on the decline, but is actually a thriving international language.
The French Speaking-Communities Forum of the Pacific will be held in Noumea, New Caledonia, Oct. 15-17. Jean-Benoît Nadeau was invited to the Forum to share his unique perspective on the French language.
Quebec Writers’ Federation Writing Workshop with Julie Barlow… From Paper to Paycheck: What Every Writer Needs to Know About Marketing. From October 2nd to November 20th, 2012. For more information »
In this three-hour “On Solid Ground” seminar organized by the Editors’ Association of Canada, Jean-Benoît Nadeau explains how to handle the business of writing – outside of writing.
April 19, 2012, Montreal. To register »
The Pitch of your Life: Writing Book Proposals workshop with Montreal award-winning non-fiction author Julie Barlow.
April 21, 2012, Saint John, NB. For more information or to register »
On January 18th, Julie Barlow was the guest speaker at the Editors’ Association of Canada’s Speaker’s Night. She shared her knowledge, experience and tricks. Information: www.editors.ca
The authors and moderator shared secrets of their success with young writers: “Think big, search for criticism and follow your passion.”