Write After Lunch: A New 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 new luncheon craft
June 3 TALK:
Alison Lohans "WRITING FOR CHILDREN: In love with Language"
When: Tuesday, June 3 | 12:15-12:45 p.m.
Born and raised in California before moving to Saskatchewan in 1976, award-winning Regina author Alison Lohans has been writing since childhood and was first published at age 12. To date she has published twenty-six books for young people and one poetry chapbook, as well as numerous short pieces in many genres. Her books range from picture books to early reader chapter books, middle grade fiction, young adult, and "crossover" YA-adult novels. Recent books include Leaving Mr. Humphries (Your Nickel's Worth Publishing, 2013); Crossings (Bundoran Press, 2012); and Picturing Alyssa (Dundurn, 2011). Also recent from Pearson Education New Zealand are Stop That Pup!; The Break; Dog Alert; Doppelganger; River Rat; and This Land We Call Home which won the 2008 SaskEnergy Saskatchewan Book Award for Young Adult Literature. Coming in September 2014 is a re-issue of No Place for Kids in the new Wandering Fox imprint of Heritage House. Alison has given hundreds of readings and workshops across Canada, and occasionally teaches writing as well. She has received numerous awards for her work including the 2012 YWCA Jacquie Schumiatcher Woman of Distinction Award for the Arts. Alison served as Writer-in-Residence at Regina Public Library in 2002-2003.
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*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.
To do so, either Google “Livestream,” or go to this URL: http://new.livestream.com/home. Set up your login then search for Write After Lunch with Alison Lohans.