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Writing North: Cabin Fever

Posted in Arts & Culture
Jan 25, 2019 to Jan 26, 2019

Writing North is organized by the University of Saskatchewan’s Department of English / MFA in Writing Program and the Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild.

A two-day festival for aspiring writers and anyone interested in books 

Friday, Jan. 25
4–9 pm

Saturday, Jan. 26 
9:30 am–5 pm

St. Andrew’s College, 1121 College Dr.

Free and open to the public

Featured writers: Jacqueline Baker, Sarah Gartshore, Laurie D. Graham, Michael Helm and Elizabeth Philips

Writing North is a two-day writers’ festival for Saskatoon`s community of writers and anyone interested in writers and books. This year’s festival features five Canadian writers from diverse genres and backgrounds. Writing North will kick off with a panel session on Friday afternoon on the theme of Cabin Fever: Breaking Down Walls, a catered reception and author readings. On Saturday, our featured authors will present free seminars on the craft of writing in different genres.

This event is co-produced by the University of Saskatchewan’s Department of English / MFA in Writing Program and the Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild. Funding is gratefully acknowledged from Canada Council for the Arts, SaskCulture and Saskatchewan Lotteries and the University of Saskatchewan.

More info: www.skwriter.com

 

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