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Writer in Residence

We're pleased to announce that we've selected J. Jill Robinson as our 2020-2021 Writer in Residence!

Jill is a Canadian writer, editor and teacher with an MFA in creative writing. She is the author of the novel, More in Anger, as well as four collections of short stories. She has contributed to multiple anthologies, magazines and radio broadcasts.

Jill has also served as the editor of Grain literary magazine, as Saskatoon Public Library’s writer-in-residence, and has extensive experience as a writing mentor, workshop facilitator and editor.

We are thrilled to have her join Regina Public Library on August 24, 2020

About the program

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

Please check back here mid August to book your in-person one-to-one consultation with RPL’s 2020 – 2021 Writer in Residence.

Email WIR@reginalibrary.ca to inquire more about this program.

Learn more about the Writer in Residence program.

Writer in Residence

Email Us

306.777.6202

J. Jill Robinson
2020 - 2021 Writer in Residence

 

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Jill is a Canadian writer, editor and teacher with an MFA in creative writing. She is the author of the novel, More in Anger, as well as four collections of short stories. She has contributed to multiple anthologies, magazines and radio broadcasts. Jill has also served as the editor of Grain literary magazine, as Saskatoon Public Library’s writer-in-residence, and has extensive experience as a writing mentor, workshop facilitator and editor. Photo: Emmett Robinson Smith

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