The partnership of the Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild, the Saskatchewan Publishers Group, and Regina Downtown is proud to present another season of Words in the Park, a program of reading performances in Regina’s Victoria Park this summer!
Host: Annette Bower
Garry Thomas Morse is the author of four books of poetry, including Discovery Passages, the first book of poetry about his ancestral Kwakwaka’wakw First Nation, and finalist for the 2011 Governor General’s Award and the 2012 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize. Along with his first collection of stories Death in Vancouver, his experimental fiction series The Chaos! Quincunx includes Minor Episodes / Major Ruckus and Rogue Cells / Carbon Harbour (Fall 2013), all available from Talonbooks.
Cassie Stocks was born in Edmonton, AB. She’s been a biker chick, a university student, an actress, and a rich man’s gardener; she’s worked as a waitress, an office clerk, an aircraft cleaner, and has raised chickens. In 2013, Cassie became the first woman in 17 years to be awarded the Leacock Medal for Canadian humour writing for her first novel Dance, Gladys, Dance. Cassie has her Bachelor of Applied Communications in Professional Writing Degree with Distinction from MacEwan University and has been named one of “Ten Writers to Watch” by CBC Books. Cassie lives in Eston, SK, with her son Julian.
See the poster for the full 2013 reading schedule.