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WIR 2023 Johnny MacRae Visits the Community Resource Centre


WIR 2023 Johnny MacRae Visits the Community Resource Centre

Last Updated 2023/09/20

The Community Resource Centre at 4752 Joyce Ave. invites you to join spoken word artist Johnny MacRae for lunch AND a collaborative poetry workshop.


WIR 2023 SLAM Lab

Last Updated 2023/08/23

Join in weekly meet-ups with Johnny MacRae to learn different ways to create and perform spoken word. Johnny creates a safe space for creative experimentation as he encourages participants to […]


WIR 2023 Writing Support & Manuscript Review

Last Updated 2023/08/31

Meet one-on-one with award-winning spoken word artist Johnny MacRae. To find out more about submission criteria and to book your consultation, click the button below or email wir@prpl.ca. Pre-booked consultations […]


WIR 2023 Writing Support & Manuscript Review

Last Updated 2023/08/23

Meet one-on-one with award-winning spoken word artist Johnny MacRae. To find out more about submission criteria and to book your consultation, click the button below or email wir@prpl.ca. Pre-booked consultations […]


WIR 2023 SLAM Finale

Last Updated 2023/08/16

Johnny MacRae’s residency at PRPL culminates in a final slam. Come out to listen and/or share at this friendly all-ages spoken word event. Do it for enjoyment, snaps of mutual […]


WIR 2023 Talking Tolkien

Last Updated 2023/08/19

Dive into the depths J.R.R. Tolkien’s of world-building with certified Tolkien nerd Johnny MacRae, who will explore how Tolkien drew upon his own experience to create a fantastic world with […]


WIR 2023 The Nature of Writing

Last Updated 2023/08/19

How do humans “write” stories into the observed world? Is writing marking down words with script or are there other forms of writing? Spoken word artist Johnny MacRae for a […]


WIR 2023 Poetry Circle with Johnny MacRae

Last Updated 2023/08/16

Join a Poetry Circle with PRPL’s Writer in Residence Johnny MacRae to talk about poetry performance and spoken word. Drop-in.   PRPL’s 2023 Writer in Residence – Johnny MacRae Residency […]


WIR 2023 Sorry for the Inconvenient

Last Updated 2023/08/22

Join PRPL’s Writer in Residence, Johnny MacRae for a workshop jam-packed with prompts steering folks towards the alternate (and funny!) realities suggested by typos in public signage. Drop-in.   PRPL’s […]


WIR 2023 Stick ‘Em with the Pointy End

Last Updated 2023/08/16

What happens when you can write using only one- or two-syllable words? Drawing on both Johnny MacRae’s lifelong obsession with Tolkien’s writing and George Orwell’s essay “Politics and the English […]