2015 City of Regina Writing Award Reception
Where: Travelodge Hotel & Conference Centre | 4177 Albert
Medrie Purdham has lived in Regina since 2007 and teaches at the University of Regina. Her poetry has appeared in journals across the country, including The Malahat Review, The New Quarterly, Fiddlehead, Grain, CV2, The Antigonish Review, Event and Matrix. She has been anthologized in The Best Canadian Poetry 2012 and The Best Canadian Poetry 2014 (Tightrope) and a suite of her poems was broadcast on the CBC radio program Sound XChange, hosted by Kelley Jo Burke.
The judges for 2015 City of Regina
Writing Award were Jonathan Ball and Aislinn Hunter:
Aislinn Hunter is the author of six books in three genres. Her most recent is a novel, The World Before Us, which was listed in amazon.ca’s ‘Top 10 Canadian Books’ of 2014. Her two collections of poetry have been collectively shortlisted for 5 awards and Into the Early Hours won the Gerald Lampert. Her first novel Stay was turned into a film starring Taylor Schilling and Aidan Quinn. You can find her at www.aislinnhunter.com or on twitter @AislinnHunter.