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Wednesday
July 12, 2017


There are 3 events on this date:

  1. Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild at the Regina Farmers’ Market »
  2. Words in the Park »
  3. Readings by the River »
Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild at the Regina Farmers’ Market

Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: City Square Plaza, Regina

The Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild is excited to partner with the Regina Farmers’ Market and SaskBooks to host an information and book sales table at the Regina Farmers’ Market. We’ll be on hand Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. July 5 to Aug 23, 2017. Visit us to get information about the Guild, purchase memberships, publications, and books by Saskatchewan authors. We’ll also be promoting books by authors who are reading at our Words in the Park.

About our partners:

SaskBooks is the provincial creative industry association for book publishing. SaskBooks publisher members produce books in all genres, and SaskBooks sells their books online and at events throughout Saskatchewan and Canada. Any Saskatchewan-based book publisher can become a member of SaskBooks, regardless of their business model. To learn more about SaskBooks, its members, and its services, visit www.skbooks.com.

Regina Farmers' Market (RFM) is a non-profit co-operative, the members of which are their vendors. They have been representing Saskatchewan producers and serving Regina and area customers since 1975. RFM operates from March to December in downtown Regina, Saskatchewan. Their products are made, baked, grown, or designed in Saskatchewan and represent the growing diversity of our city and province.

   

Words in the Park

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location: North East Corner of Victoria Park, Regina

Lunches in Victoria Park are more interesting in the summer! The Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild is proud to present the 8th annual Words in the Park program. This program provides the downtown lunch crowd a chance to experience an eclectic mix of authors and storytellers, between 12 pm and 1 pm, in the north-east corner of Victoria Park. The authors represent a variety of genres including: playwrights, children’s authors, poets, spoken word, and non-fiction. Whether they are just emerging or already established, a mix of authors from across Saskatchewan will be on hand each Wednesday to read selections of their work. The Regina Public Library offers an alternative venue in the Film Theatre of their Central Branch, in case of inclement weather. See the performers for our upcoming Words in the Park event below.

 

  

 

Performers - August 23

Amy Roher's short stories have been published in Room and paperplates. She is currently taking a few years off from teaching high school in order to be a stay at home parent. She lives with her husband and children in Regina. 

 

Angie Counios and David Gane call themselves writing partners-in-crime. When they’re not busy working on their next book, Angie teaches high school students, while David is a stay-at-home dad and university instructor. Their first book, Along Comes a Wolfe, won the O’Reilly Insurance and Cooperators First Book Award at the 2017 Saskatchewan Book Awards. They’ve been writing together for almost nine years and are currently working on Book 3 of their Shepherd & Wolfe series.

 

Jeremy A. Cook is a bard: musician, author, composer, songwriter, and performer. He explores the unknown, often dark corners of Saskatchewan. When he returns, he captures his impressions in story and song. Visit his website www.jeremyacook.ca


Readings by the River

Time: 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM

Location: Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Community Tent, 948 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon

Evenings by the river are more interesting in the summer! Beginning July 13 and continuing each Wednesday of the month until Aug. 17, the Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild, in partnership with Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan, is proud to present the 3nd annual Readings by the River program. This program provides the evening river crowd a chance to experience an eclectic mix of authors and storytellers, a program of exciting and entertaining reading performances in the Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan community tent! Live readings provide a unique experience that allows for a greater connection between author and audience. The authors represent a variety of genres including: playwrights, children’s authors, poets, spoken word, and non-fiction. Whether they are just emerging or already established, a mix of authors from across Saskatchewan will be on hand each Wednesday to read selections of their work. See our upcoming performers below!

 

 

 

Performers - August 16

Angie Counios and David Gane call themselves writing partners-in-crime. When they’re not busy working on their next book, Angie teaches high school students, while David is a stay-at-home dad and university instructor. Their first book, Along Comes a Wolfe, won the O’Reilly Insurance and Cooperators First Book Award at the 2017 Saskatchewan Book Awards. They’ve been writing together for almost nine years and are currently working on Book 3 of their Shepherd & Wolfe series.

 

Jeremy A. Cook is a bard: musician, author, composer, songwriter, and performer. He explores the unknown, often dark corners of Saskatchewan. When he returns, he captures his impressions in story and song. Visit his website www.jeremyacook.ca

 

Danica Lorer's name sits in the word explorer. She has always lived in Saskatchewan where she finds curiosities in fields, forests, riverbanks, cities, small towns, and libraries.
Over the past 20 years as a professional storyteller, Danica's favourite listeners and workshop participants have been 0-103 years old.

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