Writing Suspense for Page and Screen: A workshop with Naben Ruthnum 

Friday, March 12th, 10am CST

Join best-selling author and screenwriter Naben Ruthnum for a free workshop for writers of fiction and screenplays who want to ramp up the suspense in their work. In this 1.5 hour workshop, Naben will help you develop your craft and augment your skills to thrill your readers and your audience.

This free workshop is open to the public but has a limited capacity. Half of the spaces will be prioritized for students of the University of Manitoba. To register please visit:

Naben Ruthnum is the best-selling author of two thrillers written under the pen name Nathan Ripley: Your Life is Mine and Find You in the Dark, both published by Simon & Schuster Canada. He is a screenwriter and was a staff writer on Season 4 of CTV’s Cardinal. He is also the author of Curry: Eating, Reading, and Race (Coach House) and the forthcoming novel A Hero for Our Time (McClelland & Stewart, 2022). You can find him online at: @NabenRuthnum

This event is supported by a grant from the University of Manitoba Faculty of Arts Endowment Fund. Our bookseller sponsor is Whodunit Mystery Bookstore, located in Winnipeg. Registrants are encouraged to buy copies of Naben’s thrillers by visiting: