2022 Festival
October 17–23

36: Masterclass with Thomas Olde Heuvelt (Grades 8–12)

36: Masterclass with Thomas Olde Heuvelt (Grades 8–12)

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Dutch horror writer and Hugo Award-winner Thomas Olde Heuvelt has been praised by both Stephen King and George R.R. Martin as a brilliantly original voice in their respective genres, and we couldn’t agree more. In this masterclass for aspiring thrill-seekers, Olde Heuvelt will walk students through what shapes up good stories that people will love and remember, how to build suspense in narrative, as well as the many lessons he’s learned in his illustrious career. Get ready for an uncanny event! Grades 8–12.

Presented thanks to the support of the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Vancouver.

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Thomas Olde Heuvelt

THOMAS OLDE HEUVELT is a Dutch author of several novels and stories of the fantastic. He has been nominated for the Hugo and World Fantasy awards and is a winner of the Paul Harland Prijs. Following his international bestselling novel Hex, he joins the Festival with Echo. (THE NETHERLANDS) Presented thanks to the support of the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Vancouver.