This summer (2018), Alissa will teach at the Humber Summer Workshop in Creative Writing; she became full-time faculty at Humber’s celebrated School for Writers in the fall of 2017.

Alissa has been teaching and mentoring writers since 2007, working with the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies, Sage Hill Writing Experience, The Banff Centre’s Wired Writing Studio, the Toronto Public Library and Toronto’s Diaspora Dialogues. Recent master class venues include the Wild Writers Festival, the Lakefield Literary Festival and the Victoria Festival of Authors.








Sage Hill Writing Experience, 2015