My name is Sonja. I’m a writer in Vancouver BC on the unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples. I’m passionate about helping people find and share their voice through writing, workshops and websites. I think stories make the world go around.

Recent posts

  • Flash CNF workshop May 15th
    Little stories that pack a punch! We’ll look at examples, do writing exercises & explore the exciting flash creative non-fiction form.
  • Writing & resilience
    A three part workshop on building self-care, courage & resilience into your writing practice. This workshop series provides: Space & encouragement for your creativity Writing time & prompts Strategies for working through tough stuff Readings & […]
  • Little Fiction | Big Truths – “Millions”
      My piece “Millions” is now available in the amazing (and free!)  flash non-fiction issue of Little Fiction | Big Truth. Packed with little stories about big moments, it’s a real honour to keep such great […]
  • My tattoo story
    Red Star Tattoo, the title of my memoir comes from the time I spent as a teenage radical. Some of the founding members inside the secret revolutionary organization I’d joined had home-made red star tattoos. And […]
  • Teaching + coaching
    I’m a creative late bloomer who loves helping people find their voice. I’ve taught workshops for SFU Writer’s Studio, Royal City Literary Arts Society and other organizations. I host Truthful Tuesdays workshops & Writing the Sound […]