Wednesday 31 October 2018, 12:00pm - 01:00pm
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Join the Saskatchewan Book Awards in celebrating three authors at the Legislative Library as they read from their award-winning books. A light lunch will be served. Free to attend!
Ven Begamudré was born in South India and came to Canada when he was six. He has an honours degree in public administration and an MFA in creative writing. He has held numerous residencies and was the 1996 Canada-Scotland exchange writer-in-residence. His work has appeared in Canada, the United States, the Netherlands, and Scotland. He lives in Regina, Saskatchewan. Extended Families: A Memoir of India is his ninth book, and it won the Regina Public Library Book of the Year Award at the 25th Saskatchewan Book Awards.
An award-winning author, Kathleen Carlisle is the co-author of On the Side of the People: A History of Labour in Saskatchewan. Fiery Joe: The Maverick Who Lit Up the West won the Jennifer Welsh Scholarly Writing Award at the 25th Saskatchewan Book Awards. She lives in Bethune, Saskatchewan.
Beth Goobie grew up in Guelph, Ontario, where the appearance of a normal childhood hid many secrets. Beth moved to Winnipeg to attend university, became a youth residential treatment worker, and studied creative writing at the University of Alberta. She is the award-winning author of 25 books, mainly for young adults, including The Pain Eater and the CLA award-winning Before Wings. Her poetry book, breathing at dusk won the Saskatchewan Arts Board Poetry Award and the City of Saskatoon and Public Library Saskatoon Book Award at the 25th Saskatchewan Book Awards. Beth makes her home in Saskatoon.
Location 2405 Legislative Drive, Regina, SK