Did you ever wish you could have lunch with an author? The SWG has just the program for you! Join us at the SWG office on the first Tuesday of every month for these lunchtime craft talks.
These half-hour sessions begin at 12:15 p.m. You can attend in person or from the comfort of your home, office, or favourite Wi-Fi spot (as long as you have access to high speed Internet and a Facebook account).
If attending in person, bring a bagged lunch and listen to a Saskatchewan author talk about the craft of writing. We’ll provide coffee, tea, and water. Write After Lunch is a free public event open to everyone and there is no need to register.
*Please note: We have made a change to this program. In the past, Write After Lunch has been presented online, via Livestream. Instead, we will now be presenting the program online through Facebook Live.
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For more information contact Oin Nicholson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 306.791.7746.
Tuesday May 1, 2018
Lee Maracle: Crafting Poetry from an Indigenous Perspective
This talk will describe the role of the medicine wheel as a mythology to create poetry.
Born in North Vancouver, Lee Maracle is a member of the St o: lo nation. She is the author of a number of award winning and critically acclaimed literary works: She is also co-editor of a number of anthologies including the award winning My Home as I Remember. Maracle has published in some of the most prestigious anthologies and scholarly journals worldwide. She is Traditional Teacher for First Nations House at U. of T. and teaches in the Indigenous Studies program. She holds an honorary doctor of letters from St. Thomas University, is a Senior Fellow of Massey College, U of T. A recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal and the Order of Canada. Maracle has served as Distinguished Visiting Scholar at four universities. She holds three teaching awards and five writing awards, including the Premier’s award for Excellence in the arts.