Patrick Weekes

Grades 7 to 12

Author Talk/Game Writing Workshop – In School & In Theatre

Students interested in gaming may be familiar with Patrick Weekes, the lead writer of the BioWare games Dragon Age and Mass Effect. Weekes is also a bestselling YA author, whose books include the trilogy Rogues of the Republic, and Dragon Age, The Masked Empire. In Feeder, his new adventure novel, monster-hunter Lori Fisher teams up with super-powered teens to protect her brother in what’s been described as X Men meets Men In Black.

Book your students now for an inspiring workshop that shows how gaming concepts can apply to writing and storytelling. School visits and in-theatre presentations with Patrick Weekes will appeal to both reluctant readers and promising young wordsmiths in your classroom, through fun exercises that reveal just how much goes into creating the story arcs in popular video games.

Book Your School Visit

Available on these dates

Tuesday
Oct. 9
Wednesday
Oct. 10
Thursday
Oct. 11
Friday
Oct. 12
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PM 12:30PM
Public Event with Evan Munday
DJD Centre
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Book now to reserve your spot! The cost for a school visit is $500 for a 1 hour presentation; however a limited number of partial and full subsidies are available if your school qualifies. Complete the form below to request a booking. Or contact Rita Sirignano at 403-260-2706 or email us at youth@wordfest.com for more information.

Book Your School Visit