Public lectures and events

The Writer's Studio Reading Series with Headliner Darren Groth

Thu, 06 Jun 2019 8:00 PM

One of our creative writing programs, The Writer’s Studio, hosts a popular monthly reading series featuring local and out-of-town writers and authors. These mixed-genre readings are open to the public.

Date(s): Thursday, June 6, 2019, 8–9:30 p.m.

Location: Hood 29 (formerly Cottage Bistro), 4470 Main Street, Vancouver, BC V5V 3R2

Admission: By donation

Related topic(s): Writing and Communications

TANYA BOTEJU is a teacher and writer living on unceded Coast Salish territories. Her young adult novel, Kings, Queens, and In-Betweens, debuted this May with Simon & Schuster and her second book is slated for 2020. Tanya is committed to positive representations of diverse characters in her books.

BECKY LIVINGSTON’s The Suitcase & the Jar: Travels with a Daughter’s Ashes (Caitlin Press, 2018) was listed as one of 49th Shelf’s Books of the Year: Non-Fiction. Her work appears in Modern Loss, Hecktic Travels, on CBC, and in the anthology Always with Me: Parents Talk About the Death of a Child.

DANIELLE BOYD hails from Kingston, Ontario, and now happily lives in Vancouver where she works as a digital marketer for TalentClick, an employment personality assessment company. She is currently a student in the Writer's Studio Online program and is looking forward to continuing to develop her writing.

S. SLOAN MACLEOD is—allegedly—a multidisciplinary artist, but she aspires to one day transcend time and space to become a metaphysical being. Her poetry, memoir and fiction writing explore themes of youth, self-reflection and mental illness. Sloan enjoys piña coladas, getting caught in the rain and haunting your nightmares.

BRYNN MORGAN is a young writer living in Maple Ridge. She is currently a student in the Writer's Studio Online program and is working on her first book, a YA fantasy novel. If she isn’t writing, she can be found playing with her dogs or sketching out her characters.

MICHELE ADAMS’ fiction has been published in magazines, dramatized on CBC Radio, and performed at arts festivals. Her story "Op Art Bikin" won The Fiddlehead short fiction prize, and her collection Bright Objects of Desire was published by Biblioasis. She’s published reviews and lifestyle articles and written three screenplays.

DARREN GROTH is the author of seven novels including the acclaimed YA works, Are You Seeing Me? and Munro vs. the Coyote. He won the 2016 Adelaide Festival Award for Young Adult Literature and has been a finalist in the CBCA Book of the Year (Australia), the Governor General’s Literary Awards (Canada) and the OLA White Pine Award (Canada).

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