Moose Jaw Teen Writing Program 2019
The Saskatchewan Festival of Words has generously offered to find billets (places to stay, provided by volunteer host families) for teens travelling to Moose Jaw.
Please apply as soon as possible if you require a billet.
Location: Moose Jaw Public Library, Green Room, 461 Langdon Crescent
Run Time: July 15th – 19th, 2019. 10:00am – 4:00pm daily.
Instructor: Kristine Scarrow
Kristine Scarrow is the author of the young adult novels The 11th Hour, If This Is Home, Throwaway Girl, and her newest release The Gamer’s Guide to Getting the Girl, all published by Dundurn Press. She teaches writing and journaling as a healing art in the community, as well through her work as the writer-in-residence at St. Paul’s Hospital in Saskatoon.
Guest Author: Susin Nielsen
Susin Nielsen got her start writing for the hit TV series Degrassi Junior High. She is the GG-award-winning author of six novels, including Word Nerd, The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen, We Are All Made of Molecules and No Fixed Address. She’s been called the John Green of Canada, and had a dream once that John Green was called the Susin Nielsen of the U.S. She lives in Vancouver with her family and two naughty cats.