Saskatoon Teen Writing Program 2019
Location: Saskatoon Public Library, Frances Morrison Central Library,
311 – 23rd Street East, 306-975-7568
Run Time: July 22 – July 26, 2019. 10:00am – 4:00pm.
Instructor: Danica Lorer
Danica Lorer‘s name rests in the word explorer. She lives in Saskatchewan, where she finds adventure and inspiration in fields, forests, riverbanks, cities, small towns, and libraries. Danica has spent the past twenty years as a professional storyteller. Her favourite audience members and workshop participants have been from 0-103 years old. Danica believes in the power of the story and the importance of listening and telling. She is a freelance writer, face and body painter, poet, and the host of Shaw TV Saskatoon’s literary arts program ‘Lit Happens’. She has been published in untethered, TiP’s Poetry All Over the Floor, Grain, and Alice Unbound: Beyond Wonderland.
Guest Author: Andréa Ledding
Andréa Ledding is a Saskatoon-based writer, editor, and photojournalist. Her play, Dominion, was produced by Gordon Tootoosis Nikanawin Theatre in 2017 and nominated for a SATA award for Outstanding Script. Dominion debuted in Toronto’s Aki Theatre in 2012 at the Weesagachak Begins to Dance festival. Her poetry has received various awards including subTerrain’s Lush Triumphant Award and CBC Literary Awards short list and finalist, and she has received short and long manuscript awards in all genres from the Saskatchewan Writers Guild. Her creative and non-fiction work is included in various anthologies. She has taught English and writing classes at the U of S, and youth and adult writing workshops in the community.