Write After Lunch: SWG Talk Series
Did you ever wish you could lunch with an author? Dine on words? The SWG has just the program for you! Join us at noon on the first Tuesday of every month for our luncheon craft talks.
Talks begin at 12:15 p.m. and end at 12:45 p.m., and you have two options to participate. You can attend in person at the Regina office (Suite 100, 1150-8th Avenue). Or if you prefer, you can participate from your home, office or favourite Wi-Fi spot as long as you have access to high speed Internet.* (See below for instructions)
The SWG is pleased to announce that we are now able to broadcast our sessions around the province and beyond using a live streaming video platform. We’ve chosen Livestream as our delivery system. This is a free service, but you do need to Login with your email and a password to access content. Instructions can be found at the bottom of this page.
If attending in person, bring a bagged lunch and listen to some of your favourite authors talk about the craft of writing. We’ll provide coffee, tea, and water. Write After Lunch is a public event open to everyone and there is no need to register.
February 2 - Evolution of Storytelling: My Personal Journey
Speaker: Kathleen K. Coleclough
Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and raised in Moose Jaw; Kathleen now lives in Riceton, SK with her husband and two daughters. An author and artist of Ojibwa descent, Kathleen owns “Kakwa” a Metis partnership that specializes in Aboriginal artifact replicas for museums, historic sites and educational programs. Clients include the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Canadian Museum of Civilization, and the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian. Kakwa’s Aboriginal Resource Kit has been approved by the Departments of Education for both Saskatchewan and Manitoba as a recommended resource. Kakwa’s presentations and workshops on traditional skills have been utilized by various school boards, Saskatchewan Parks, the RSM, CMC, and the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. Kakwa also does props, set-dec, costuming, and technical consulting for the film and television industry. With over 25 productions to date, credits include: Shanghai Noon, Crossfire Trail, Little House On The Prairie, Open Range, Monte Walsh, Dreamkeeper, Into The West, and Night At The Museum 2: Battle Of The Smithsonian. Kakwa’s latest venture is Kakwa Publishing and “Niiwin” was its first public release, which was short-listed for the First peoples Publishing Award from the 2007 Saskatchewan Book Awards. The end of 2008 saw the release of “Black Bear Pastry & Other Delights”, a full-colour children’s picture book. Both written by Kathleen. Kathleen’s previous writing credits include: Legend of the Dreamcatcher – Scholastic Canada, 2007; Kakwa A.R.K. Teaching Guides – Kakwa Publishing, 2000 to 2007; various freelance articles for music magazines; Windspeaker – 1995; Northern Metal – 1983 to 1986.
*JOIN US ON LIVESTREAM - Instructions
The SWG is pleased to announce that we are now able to “live stream” our free Write After Lunch series to anyone who has access to high speed Internet.
If you’d like to participate from your home, office or favourite Wi-Fi spot, you can easily do so. This is a free service, but you do need to Login to Livestream with your email and a password to access content. Set this up ahead of time.
SWG livestreams can be found at: https://livestream.com/accounts/6944282