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Youth Summer Writing Workshop


When: July 8, 2014 (10am - 4pm) & July 9, 2014 (9am - 1pm)

Where: SWG Office 100-1150 8th Ave. Regina, SK

This event is free, but please register first.


Young writers from 10 to 16 years old are invited to participate in a FREE two-day workshop with New York Times bestselling writer, Ibi Kaslik.

Fun, interactive word games, workshops and writing exercises will engage aspiring young authors as Kaslik shares her love of young adult literature. Participants will learn techniques about story, character, and description. Kaslik will share her knowledge and engage young writers during this fun-filled summer workshop presented by the SWG.

NOTE: This workshop culminates in a public reading at Words in the Park on July 9.

Author Bio

Ibi Kaslik is an internationally published novelist, freelance writer, editor and teacher. Her most recent novel, The Angel Riots, is a rock n’ roll comic-tragedy and was nominated for Ontario’s Trillium award in 2009. Her first novel, Skinny, was a New York Times Bestseller, was nominated for the Best Young Adult novel of the year by the Canadian Library Association (2004), as well as the Borders’ Original Voices Award for Young Adult Novel (2006). Skinny has also been published in numerous countries. A native of Toronto, Ibi teaches creative writing at The University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies and works as an arts educator. Ibi has helped write, mentor and publish award-winning books for Inhabit Media, an independent Arctic publisher, based in Iqaluit and Toronto. She has a Masters in English literature and Creative Writing from Concordia University and travels to the Arctic from time to time.

To register please fill out the registration form and email it to swgevents@skwriter.com or fax it to 306-565-8554.

For more information please contact the Program Assistant, Caelan Reilly, at swgevents@skwriter.com or call 306-791-7746.


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