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November 9, 2019

Bushwakker Brewpub’s 4th Edition Writers Corner Reading

Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Organization: Saskatchewan Writers' Guild

Location: Bushwakker Brewpub, 2206 Dewdney Ave, Regina, SK

Bushwakker Brewpub’s 4th Edition Writers Corner Reading

 

Cost: Free, food and beverage available for purchase

The Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild is pleased to present a public reading as part of the Bushwakker Brewpub’s 4th Edition Writers’ Corner Reading. The Bushwakker Writers’ Corner is a space dedicated to celebrating recent works of Saskatchewan published authors.

Come out to enjoy some local food and drinks while taking in live readings by six Saskatchewan authors, including Carol Rose GoldenEagle, Raye Hendrickson, Mark Cote, Gillian Harding-Russell, Shane Arbuthnott and Randy Lundy. 

About the Bushwakker Writers’ Corner:

Bushwakker Brewpub’s Writers’ Corner Seeks Books! Bushwakker is seeking donations of recent publications (2017-2019 publication dates) from Saskatchewan authors (all genres) to help expand their library within the Writers’ Corner. The goal is to gradually increase the size of the library each year. More bookshelves will be installed as the number of books increases. The books in the corner library will be available for patrons interested in reading works by local authors and the books are to remain in the brewpub at all times. 

To be considered for the library, books must be a minimum of 40 pages and professionally bound. 

You’re invited to drop off a copy of your recently published book (along with purchasing information which can be shared with brewpub patrons) to Grant Frew at Bushwakker. You can email Grant at bar@bushwakker.com. Rotating individual author biographies and brief book synopsis are featured in the brewpub’s weekly newsletter and social media channels on a regular basis.

Performers:

  Carol Rose GoldenEagle is a Saskatchewan Author of award-winning novel BEARSKIN DIARY.  It was chosen as the national Aboriginal Literature Title for 2017. It was also shortlisted for 3 Saskatchewan Book Awards. The French language translation of this novel, entitled Peau D’ours won a Saskatchewan Book Award in 2019.
Her first book of poetry – entitled Hiraeth was shortlisted for a Saskatchewan Book Award in 2019.  Her second novel – Bone Black– is set to be released this Fall. 
     
  Mark Cote is an information junkie, scientist and Instructor at the Department of Geography & Environmental Studies at the University of Regina. He is passionate about both family and aviation history -- especially that concerning RAF Bomber Command and his father's RCAF service in WWII. His book, That Lucky Old Son, won the Whistler Independent Book Award for non-fiction in 2018 and was shortlisted for the First Book Award at this year’s Saskatchewan Book Awards.
     
  Writing allows Raye Hendrickson to inhabit the inner workings of our bodies and spirit and the outer reaches of space. Her poems explore the intricacies of relationships, and the curiosities of science and nature. Saskatchewan’s terrain allows her to breathe, and she is glad to be a prairie native. She lives in Regina and loves being a massage therapist. Her first book of poetry, Five Red Sentries, was released by Thistledown Press in May 2019.
     
  gillian harding-russell is a Regina poet, freelance writer, reviewer and editor. She has four poetry collections and five chapbooks published, most recently IN ANOTHER AIR (Radiant Press, 2018) which was shortlisted for a Saskatchewan Book Award. In 2016, “Making Sense” was chosen as the best suite in Exile’s Gwendolyn MacEwen chapbook award. Poems have recently appeared in Heartwood ed. Lesley Strutt (LCP publication, 2018) and will soon appear in Resistance, ed Sue Goyette (Coteau Books). 
     
  Shane Arbuthnott is the author of the Molly Stout Adventures series. He grew up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and now lives in Regina with his family. When he is not writing, he can be found chasing his three adventurous children, trying to convince them to eat green things. For more information on Shane and his books, visit www.shanearbuthnott.com
     
  Randy Lundy is a member of the Barren Lands (Cree) First Nation. Born in northern Manitoba, he has lived most of his life in Saskatchewan. He has published three previous books, Under the Night Sun, Gift of the Hawk, and Blackbird Song. His forthcoming book, Field Notes for the Self, will be released by the University of Regina Press in March 2020. An award-winning poet, his work has been widely anthologized.

For more information, please contact:
Cat Abenstein, Program Coordinator
T: 306.791.7746 | E: swgevents@skwriter.com


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