Saskatoon Teen Writing Program 2018
The Saskatoon 2018 workshop is full. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on the wait list.
Location: Saskatoon Public Library, Frances Morrison Central Library,
311 – 23rd Street East, 306-975-7568
Run Time: July 30 – August 3, 2018. 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: Kevin Wesaquate
Kevin, a spoken word poet and visual artist, is currently employed at Saskatoon Polytechnic Campus as the Artist/Writer in Residence and also employed as the Aboriginal Arts Leader at SCYAP. Kevin is the founder of Indigenous Poetry Society with hopes of building a larger community of artists. He has also earned the title of Slam Champion at Saskatoon Spoken Word Poetry Finals (2017) and represented Saskatoon at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word 2017. He will also be representing Saskatoon at the Canadian Individual Slam in Vancouver in April 2018. Becoming a community leader in Saskatoon, he is from Piapot First Nation where he learned the value of community.