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Don’t Miss Sally Ito This Saturday!

Sally Ito is the first speaker in the Collective’s 100 Minutes with an Author series and I’m so disappointed that I can’t go. (I made a promise to my mother that can’t be rescheduled. Really.)

I first encountered Ito’s poetry when she was a featured reader for Speaking Crow. This was some time ago, when the Crow first came to roost at Aqua Books. I was captivated by the religious imagery, references and reflections woven through her poetry.

and like the

100 Minutes with Author Karen Dudley

[ May 1, 2010; 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm. ]

Karen Dudley is a scribbler of words, a procrastinator of work, a maker of soaps, and (so her editor informs her) a composer of sentences with often misplaced commas. She is also a mum, which is more work than all the above put together (great perks though!). She has written four mysteries featuring environmental consultant Robyn Devara, as well as a short stack of wildlife biology books for kids. She is currently working on her fifth novel, which has absolutely nothing to do with any…

100 Minutes with Author Beatrice Mosionier

[ April 17, 2010; 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm. ]

Beatrice Mosionier is the author of two novels, a recent memoir, three childrens’ books, a play and a short film script. She is best known for her first novel, In Search of April Raintree, and its subsequent editions. She has previously worked as publisher of Pemmican Publications. She is now working on a revision of her second novel, In the Shadow of Evil. Beatrice has volunteered for numerous community activities.

Come down and find out more about this fascinating writer at this free event!


100 Minutes with Poet Sally Ito

[ March 13, 2010; 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm. 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm. ]

Sally Ito is a writer, translator and teacher. She has published two books of poetry (Frogs in the Rain Barrel and Seasons of Mercy) and a collection of short fiction called Floating Shore. She has taught creative writing at Canadian Mennonite University and more recently at Red River College.

Come down and find out more about this fascinating writer at this free event!

When: Saturday, March 13, 1:30 pm

Where: Carol Shields Auditorium, Millennium Library