Kootenay author Sean Arthur Joyce will be speaking about his creative non-fiction book Laying the Children’s Ghost’s to Rest: Canada’s Home Children in the West in the Shuswap.
He will be at the Eagle River Secondary library in Sicamous (518 Main) on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 1:00.
The public is invited to attend. If possible, please RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org or phone ERS 250-836-2831 (loc 219)
For information, visit his publisher’s site: http://www.hagiospress.com/books/detail/laying-the-childrens-ghosts-to-rest-canadas-home-children-in-the-west
The week is here!
Friday all the festivities begin.
Are you registered and ready to learn, laugh, and be immersed in a wonderful welcoming writing community?
SEE YOU SOON!
Only three days left to enter the Askew’s Foods’ Word on the Lake Writing Contest!!! Contest closes at midnight March 3. Cash prizes, Word on the Lake festival passes, and publication in the anthology are yours to achieve. Find all the details atwww.saow.ca Questions? Call Mary-Lou @ 778-489-3331.
Come hear more advice in person May 16-18!
Registration opens today!
STORY WITH YOUR COFFEE!
FEB. 22/14 Saturday 1 – 3 PM
at The Cracked Pot Coffee Emporium
2913 30th Avenue Vernon, BC
Free readings by local authors and poets… as you relax with your favorite cuppa.
When was the last time someone read you a story? A poem?
Take a break … kick back … and enjoy this new, & wonderful Saturday afternoon interlude.
Pat Black is a regular contributor to the Vernon Morning Star Newspaper, where she writes a column for seniors. She is a budding novelist.
Shawn L. Bird is a colourful author of YA, a poet, and teacher from the Shuswap. This summer she embarks on a new creative project bringing west to east; a week of writing classes mixed with maritime culture in northern New Brunswick.
Howard Brown is a popular open-mic poet who interweaves his academic/philosophy background with his work in coal mines, oil fields, the navy, and trades / industrial electrician, to deliver poetry of quite a unique mix.
Patricia A. Donahue is an award-winning author and teacher who draws on her academic background to pen the trilogy, Mighty Orion. An original maritimer, she joins Shawn in offering the Writers Cultural Immersion Week in northern New Brunswick in Aug./14
Sicamous branch of the Okanagan Regional Library will be hosting an author visit with Shawn L. Bird on Saturday, February 15th at 1:00 p.m.
Come gather around the fireplace, discuss writing, and Grace Awakening. Shawn will have snippets of the next book in the series to share.
The excitement of taking Outlander to television was evident at the January 9-10 fan event in LA. You can watch interviews with Diana, producer Ron Moore, and actors Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe on Youtube. If this doesn’t get you excited about Word on the Lake this year, nothing will!
Look at this: http://www.poisonedpen.com/?q=p.page23
3 weeks after Diana is with us at Word on the Lake, she will be attending the book launch for Written in My Own Heart’s Blood in Phoenix, Arizona. In the past 1000 people have attended and lined up for hours to meet her at her book launches.
AND WE HAVE HER!!!!