Moose Jaw Teen Writing Program 2017
Instructor: Katherine Lawrence.
Katherine Lawrence is the author of three books of poetry, Never Mind (Turnstone Press: 2016), Lying to Our Mothers (Coteau Books: 2006), and Ring Finger, Left Hand (Coteau Books: 2001). She is also the author of two chapbooks: Split-ends (Jackpine Press: 2005) and Start with the Answer (gritlit Press: 2009). A young adult novel-in-verse, titled Stay, will be published in the spring of 2017 by Coteau Books.
Among other awards, she has won Best First Book, Saskatchewan Book Awards, the City of Regina Writing Award, the John V. Hicks Long Manuscript Award, and Lying to Our Mothers was a finalist for a Saskatchewan Book Award. Her poems have been anthologized in The Best Canadian Poetry in English, 2010 and in Nelson English Grade 10 Academic Edition and Elements of English 12 by Harcourt Canada.
Katherine is an accomplished speaker, presenter, and workshop facilitator whose style is respectful and engaging. She lives in Saskatoon and is originally from Hamilton.
Guest Author: Alice Kuipers.
Alice Kuipers is the award winning, bestselling author of five YA novels, two picture books and an upcoming chapter book series. Her work has been published in 32 countries.
Location and Run Time: Moose Jaw Public Library; Green Room. July 10 – 14, 2017. 10:00am – 5:00pm.