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Saskatoon Teen Writing Program

Saskatoon Teen Writing Program 2017

Instructor: Sara-Jane Keith

Sara-Jane Keith (Gloutnez) is a graduate of the MFA in Writing at U of S where she is currently completing an MA in English (Cultural Studies). She was the co-founder of the River Volta reading series and co-editor of “Between the Lines- Vol. 3” an anthology of hockey poetry. She is currently editing her first novel, writing articles, and finishing a thesis (about Donald Trump). Among publishing credits with (parenthetical), The Quilliad, and untethered, her poem “Jared and Luann pt. 2” was selected by George Elliott Clarke as the winner of untethered’s 2016 poetry competition. A graduate of York University, she resides in Saskatoon with her husband and two cats. You can sometimes find her on stage performing improv and stand-up.

Guest Author: Meaghan Hackinen

Meaghan Hackinen is a Vancouver-born bicycle enthusiast, roller skater, and adventure seeker. Meaghan graduated from the University of Saskatchewan’s MFA in Writing program in the fall of 2016. Her thesis South Away: The Pacific Coast on Two Wheels and other non-fiction work explores relationships, experiences on the road, and encounters with wild places. Meaghan’s work has appeared in Cargo Lit Mag, The Fieldstone Review, One Throne, untethered, and a Tonight It’s Poetry anthology (forthcoming). Her essay “Where the Tide Rushes Between” was a 2016 National Magazine Awards finalist.

Location: Sasaktoon Public Library, Frances Morrison Central Library, 311 – 23rd Street E

Run Time: August 14 – 18, 2017. 10:00am – 4:00pm.

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