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Regina Teen Writing Program

Regina Teen Writing Program 2021

Location: ONLINE!

Run Time: August 9 – 13, 2021. 10:00am – 4:30pm.


Applications to the Regina program are now closed.

Check back in the spring to apply for our summer 2022 workshops.


Instructor: Tara Gereaux

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Tara Gereaux’s debut novel, Saltus, was published in spring 2021 by Nightwood Editions.  Her first book, Size of a Fist (Thistledown Press) was nominated for two 2016 Saskatchewan Book Awards.  Her writing has been published in several literary magazines and has won awards, including the City of Regina Writing Award in 2016 and 2019.  After graduating from the University of British Columbia’s MFA creative writing program, Tara worked as a story editor and writer in film and television for ten years.  From the Qu’Appelle Valley in Saskatchewan and of Métis and European heritage, Tara lived in Vancouver for nearly two decades before returning to her home on the prairie.

Guest Author: Cooper Skjeie

Cooper Skjeie (/shay/) is an educator and poet from Treaty 6 and Métis Territory. An alumnus of the 2019 Banff Centre’s Emerging Writers Intensive, he won first place in the 2020 Saskatoon Indigenous Poets Society Slam Invitational, third prize in the 2020 Short Grain Contest for Poetry, and was shortlisted for the 2020 Pacific Spirit Poetry Prize. His work appears in PRISM international, Grain Magazine, and The Mamawi Project Zine, among others. Of Métis and German-Norwegian ancestry, he lives in Saskatoon.

 


Sage Hill’s Regina Teen Writing Workshop is made possible
by generous donors, funders, and community partners.

Many thanks to Regina Public Library, the City of Regina, Community Initiatives Fund, Saskatchewan Arts Board, Canada Council for the Arts, SaskCulture, and SaskLotteries.

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