When: July 8, 2014 (10am - 4pm) & July 9, 2014 (9am - 1pm)
Where: SWG Office 100-1150 8th Ave. Regina, SK
This event is free, but please register first.
Young writers from 10 to 16 years old are invited to participate in a FREE two-day workshop with New York Times bestselling writer, Ibi Kaslik.
Fun, interactive word games, workshops and writing exercises will engage aspiring young authors as Kaslik shares her love of young adult literature. Participants will learn techniques about story, character, and description. Kaslik will share her knowledge and engage young writers during this fun-filled summer workshop presented by the SWG.
NOTE: This workshop culminates in a public reading at Words in the Park on July 9.
Ibi Kaslik is an internationally published
novelist, freelance writer, editor and teacher. Her most recent novel, The Angel Riots, is a rock n’ roll comic-tragedy and was nominated for
Ontario’s Trillium award in 2009. Her first novel, Skinny, was a New
York Times Bestseller, was nominated for the Best Young Adult novel of
the year by the Canadian Library Association (2004), as well as the
Borders’ Original Voices Award for Young Adult Novel (2006). Skinny has
also been published in numerous countries. A native of Toronto, Ibi
teaches creative writing at The University of Toronto’s School of
Continuing Studies and works as an arts educator. Ibi has helped write,
mentor and publish award-winning books for Inhabit Media, an independent
Arctic publisher, based in Iqaluit and Toronto. She has a Masters in
English literature and Creative Writing from Concordia University and
travels to the Arctic from time to time.