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2018 Writing North: Hurry Hard: Writing in Competitive Times
Writing North Hurry Hard! January 19-20, 2018
Writing North Hurry Hard! Writing in Competitive Times
This annual two-day festival, organized by the Department of English and the Saskatchewan Writers' Guild, is for aspiring writers and anyone interested in books and features panel discussions, writers’ talks and readings.
When: Friday, Jan. 19 | 4:15–9:30 pm
Saturday, Jan. 20 | 9:00 am–4:00 pm
Where: Garry Room, Marquis Hall, 97 Campus Dr.
Tickets: Admission is free. The $25 meal package includes Friday dinner and Saturday lunch. To pre-register and order your tickets, go to the Saskatchewan Writer's Guild web page.
Featured writers: Jordan Abel, Martha Baillie, Shane Book, Marina Endicott, Katherine Lawrence (MFA'17), Kenneth T. Williams
Keynote Address: Jordan Abel
Nisga’a writer Jordan Abel is the author of Injun, Un/inhabited and The Place of Scraps (winner of the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize). His work has been widely anthologized.
Writing North Schedule
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Posted on 2018-06-18
at McNally Robinson Bookstore in Saskatoon with special guests Sheri Benning and Barbara Langhorst
Summer Reading-- Jeanette Lynes' New Novel Hot off the Press!
Posted on 2018-05-30
Lynes' second novel set to launch on June 27, 7 pm, at McNally Robinson
Does Tomorrow Ever Die?: Reading Literature as Franchise or, Predicting the End of James Bond
Posted on 2018-05-02
Must James Bond die? Elyn Achtymichuk-Hardy offers dire predictions about the fate of the Bond franchise.
Professor Emeritus David Carpenter to be awarded Honorary Degree
Posted on 2018-05-01
David Carpenter awarded honorary degree at spring convocation.
Congratulations to Tenille Campbell, Saskatchewan Book Award winner!!
Posted on 2018-04-30
Tenille Campbell receives two Sask Book Awards for #IndianLovePoems
Dr. Jeanette Lynes: Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh
Posted on 2018-04-04
Our program director has been very busy during her sabbitcal from the MFA in Writing Program. Currently, Dr. Jeanette Lynes is serving as Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh.