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TWS Reading Series Featuring Marie Maccagno

October 5, 2017 | 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM


Join us for our first night of fall readings by local writers. Come early, have dinner and enjoy!

Featured reader: Marie Maccagno

Chelene Knight is coming back as our bookseller and I’ll be there as your new co-host alongside Rena Graham.

CHRISTINA MYERS is a freelance writer, a former journalist, and a member of TWS 2015. Her work has appeared in several anthologies including Boobs and the forthcoming Sustenance, as well as on CBC Radio and in publications including Skirt Quarterly and Room Magazine.

GRIFFIN TEDESCHINI is a writer of poetry, spoken word, and short fiction. In 2015, she participated in the National Spoken Word Festival with the Calgary Slam Poetry Team. She has been a feature poet at Calgary’s Verses Festival and on Vancouver Co-Op Radio.

LALO ESPEJO’S travel monologues have been performed on university campuses across Canada and produced as a radio drama by CBC, which also commissioned him to write a short story for Canada Reads. His political satire is featured on Vancouver Review Media‘s blog.

SUZANNE DE MONTIGNY wrote her first novella at the age of 12. A teacher for 20 years, she discovered children enjoyed
her stories and thus began writing again. She is the author of the Shadow of the Unicorn series as well as the novels A Town
Bewitched and Fields of Gold Beneath Prairie Skies.

LYNN EASTON is a TWS graduate of 2015-16. Her creative non-fiction has appeared in the Caitlin Press anthology Boobs, Rachel Rose’s forthcoming Sustenance, and in The Malahat Review, which awarded her the 2016 Constance Rooke Creative Non-fiction Prize.

CHRISTINE LEVICZKY RIEK is a poet and art photographer from Surrey B.C., a TWS 2017 student, and a graduate of Southbank 2016. She is writing a docu-poetry manuscript on the lives of her ancestors who lived in the Carpathian Mountains of Central Europe.

LESLEE SILVERMAN is an existentialist who grew up on the prairies speaking a language that is nearly extinct. She helped
build a theatre for children in Winnipeg at the place where the two most powerful rivers in Canada meet. She respects words, wilderness and dense books.

MARIE MACCAGNO has been writing since she could make pencil squiggles on paper. She has an abiding curiosity and desire to explore. After walking the Camino de Santiago, Marie followed a path to reclaim her voice. She is now a midwife for writers, supporting the birth of words and stories.

Check out the playbill: http://bit.ly/2xPZ0rz


October 5, 2017
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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