Events and readings

Sept 26: Women and Writing – Indigenous Perspectives

Surrey Libraries will be hosting another Authors Among Us on Wednesday, September 26, 6:30pm-8:30pm at the Guildford Library. The theme this time is Women and Writing: Indigenous Perspective, with guest speakers Lisa Monchalin and Jónína Kirton.

I will unfortunately be out of town for the Winnipeg literary festival, but do please check out this lovely event if you have a chance:

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Sept 14: Manuscript Consultations at the Newton Library

I’ll be doing another manuscript consultation as Surrey Poet Laureate on September 14 from 2pm-5pm at the Newton Public Library.

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Since 2015, I’ve done dozens at these sessions all over Surrey. Time flies, and now looking back I’m honoured to have been entrusted by so many talented writers with their poems and stories.

As always, I am looking forward to reading your work. For more details about the consults, please visit here.

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Surrey Stories Connect: Teens and Seniors Write Surrey Photos

Friday May 12, 2017: evening, up in Room 418, Surrey City Centre public library, writers and friends celebrated the launch of this book: a time-capsule of Surrey, Autumn 2016, through the writings of seniors and youth from the Cloverdale, Strawberry Hill areas of Surrey as well as at Historic Stewart Farm. Co-edited by Meghan Savage and Renee Sarojini Saklikar:

Events and readings

Sep 13 Workshop: We Are Newton – Finding Your Story

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The Newton Friends of The Grove – Surrey, BC are producing a neighbourhood anthology and looking for submissions! Join us for a writing workshop at the Newton Library for tips and inspiration.”

As Surrey Poet Laureate, I will be doing a poetry reading and writing prompts for participants, and there will be a presentation on “choosing which story to tell, how to make it entertaining, and what options you have for making a permanent edition you can share with your friends and family.”

Date:  Tuesday, September 13th
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Newton Library,  13795 – 70th Avenue, Surrey

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