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July 15, 2020

Book Bytes

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Organization: Saskatchewan Writers' Guild

Location: Zoom and Facebook Live

Cost: Free to attend

Registration: Register once for the whole series. You’ll receive automatic reminders from Zoom. Or, you can tune in to the SWG Facebook page at noon each Wednesday to watch live.
To register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jtzhLyQ2TkydrCQOmb6fYA

Book Bytes brings audiences readings by an eclectic mix of authors and storytellers over the lunch hour. The authors come from a variety of genres including poetry, children’s literature, non-fiction and fiction genres and grapple with a variety of topics both humorous and serious, poignant and inspiring. Whether they are just emerging or already well-established, these authors gather from across Saskatchewan to be on hand each Wednesday to read selections of their work. Register once for the whole series, or tune into the SWG Facebook page beginning at noon each week from July 9 to August 19. Please note there is no event on July 29.

Hosted by:    
  Courtney Bates-Hardy is the author of House of Mystery (2016) and a chapbook called Sea Foam (2013). Her poems have been featured in Room, This Magazine, and the Canadian Medical Association Journal, among others. She lives in Regina with her husband and their cat.
Readings by:     
  Ellen Sagh, a woman who loves much, wrote for decades; recently considers herself a writer. With love at her side, Ellen, aka Sharon Speaks, lives life fully being. A grandma; a mom; who spends time playing, singing her own and others' songs; reading and writing; golf and tennis, create life in Saskatchewan and Arizona. She has more books to write, songs to record while enjoying family, friends, travel and creating.
  Sarah Ens is a writer and editor based in Treaty 6 territory. In 2019, she won The New Quarterly’s Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest and placed 2nd in Contemporary Verse 2’s 2-Day Poem Contest. Her debut collection of poetry, The World Is Mostly Sky, came out this spring with Turnstone Press. She is currently completing her MFA in Writing at the University of Saskatchewan. You can find more of her work at sarahens.com.
  Maureen Ulrich, who lives in Lampman, is currently rebooting her #jessiemachockeyseries—Power Plays, Face Off, and Breakaway—through Wood Dragon Books. She wrote and produced Snowbirds, Diamond Girls, and Lords of Sceptre. Souris Valley Theatre (Estevan) produced Pirate Heart in 2018. Sam Spud: Private Eye and The Banes of Darkwood are available through Samuel French. Besides writing, Maureen loves to hang out at rinks, football stadiums and ball diamonds and ride her motorcycle. Please visit her at maureenulrich.ca.

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

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