Public lectures and events

The Writer's Studio Reading Series

Thu, 12 Sep 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, Sep 12, 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): Creative Writing

Evening Playbill

LINDA QUENNEC is a writer, traveller and PhD student in depth psychology. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Naropa University and is a graduate of the Writer’s Studio (TWS 2004) and the Humber School of Writing. Fishing for Birds (Inanna Publications) is her first novel.

Movie buff. Avid reader. Marketing background. Young Adult author. MICHAEL SEIDELMAN recently released Everyone Dies in the Garden of Syn, the second book in his “The Garden of Syn” series, and is hard at work on the final book of the trilogy.

SUE ANNE LINDE (TWS 2007) recently launched A Fuller Life, the true story of a life in full bloom torn apart by cancer. In it, Michelle Fuller resurrects herself by sheer determination, and with resilience, courage and perseverance, builds a life filled with joy, purpose and achievement. Sue Anne lives in Gibsons.

NATASHA BOSKIC writes poetry and personal narratives and experiments with different media. Her latest collaborative transmedia project, “On the margin of history,” is a poetry, film and AR installation. Exhibited internationally and in Canada, it won a first prize at the Surrey Art Gallery. She lives in Vancouver.

KENDALL ANNE DIXON is a gifted storyteller who uses moving life experiences to entertain, delight and ultimately make sense of her serendipitous life. Her stories have been heard at the Writer's Studio, The Flame and Vancouver Story Slam, in addition to being aired on CBC Radio and MetroTV.

Almost 70 years of wonderment and wandering have led INGRID ROSE’s (TWS 2001) writing into the labyrinth of self. Some pieces have been published in journals and books, two performed. Her life story “Leap of Faith” winds its way to the centre and back.


CLAUDIA CASPER is the author of four novels. Her most recent, The Mercy Journals, a post climate-crisis, post-apocalyptic story of murder, memory and hope, won the 2017 Philip K. Dick Award for distinguished science fiction. She has been a faculty member at the Iceland Writer’s Retreat, Whistler’s writer-in-residence and a speaker at TedX Vancouver. This fall she will moderate and read at an interdisciplinary conference, Nature Through Her Eyes, in Perpignan, France. Her best-selling debut novel, The Reconstruction, is being adapted for film in a France/Canada co-production.



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