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Writer in Residence

We are currently inviting applications for the position of Writer in Residence for the residency period from August 29, 2018 to May 31, 2019.

View Call for Applications here.

The RPL Writer-in-Residence program provides opportunities for members of the community to receive guidance and advice from an established Canadian writer.

The Writer in Residence offers one-to-one assistance with personal writing projects, as well as public readings, literary activities, school and community visits, and programs that focus on serving and supporting the amateur writing community in Regina.

The Writer in Residence assists writers by providing:

  • Writing advice and suggestions.
  • Encouragement.
  • Support.
  • Insight and assistance with all publishing phases: from research, to writing the first draft to publication.
  • A professional critique of their work.

Office Hours:

Wednesdays 1:00 to 9:00 pm, Central Library
To book a free, one-to-one manuscript consultation: email WIR@reginalibrary.ca

Writer in Residence

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306.777.6202

Applications

We are currently inviting applications for the position of Writer in Residence for the residency period from August 29, 2018 to May 31, 2019.

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Andrew Battershill
2017-2018 Writer in Residence

Andrew Battershill

Andrew Battershill has an MA in creative writing from the University of Toronto. His first book, Pillow, was longlisted for the Giller Prize and shortlisted for the Kobo Emerging Writer Award and his second novel, Marry, Bang, Kill, is scheduled for release in 2018.

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