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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 luncheon craft talks.

These half hour talks begin at 12:15 p.m. and you can attend in person at the SWG office, or from your home, office or favourite Wi-Fi spot as long as you have access to high speed Internet and a free Livestream account. Livestream sign-up 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.

For more information contact Oin Nicholson at swgevents@skwriter.com or 306.791.7746.

March 7: When Facts Meet the Imagination
Speaker: Dave Margoshes 

Our own lives, and the lives of our family, friends and others we know, are great source material for short story writers, novelists, essayists and poets. “Autobiographical” is not a dirty word when applied to fiction. But how, as Bellow put it, to “electrify” the facts of real life? In this “Write After Lunch” talk, fiction writer and poet Dave Margoshes will consider some possibilities.

Can't make it to the office? Watch the event on Livestream (link forthcoming).


Saskatoon-area writer Dave Margoshes has published widely in Canadian magazines and has many books of fiction and poetry. His work has appeared widely in Canadian literary magazines and anthologies, including six times in the Best Canadian Stories volumes. He was a finalist for the Journey Prize in 2009. His Bix’s Trumpet and Other Stories won two prizes at the 2007 Saskatchewan Book Awards, including Book of the Year. He also won the Poetry Prize in 2010 for Dimensions of an Orchard. His collection of linked short stories, A Book of Great Worth, was named one of Amazon.Ca’s Top Hundred Books of 2012.



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 log in to Livestream with your email and a password to access content. Set this up ahead of time.

To create your account go to Livestream.com and click 'Login' in the top right-hand corner. Click the option to create an account and follow the instructions. Once your account is created you will be able to easily log in to watch any livestreamed event.

All SWG livestreamed events can be found on the SWG account page the day of the event.


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