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WIR 2022 – Collage Poetry at Family Place

Tuesday September 20 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 2022/09/27

FREE

Join WIR Gabrielle Prendergast at Family Place for two family-friendly workshops that blend art and poetry with social awareness. Cut apart advertising copy phrases from discarded fashion, home, or sports magazines and re-use them in positive affirming ways, disconnected from their consumerist messages.

Families: Tuesday, Sept. 20, 12:30-2:00 pm
Single Parents: Tuesday, Sept. 27, 12:30-2:00 pm

To register email: familyplace@liftcommunityservices.org

PRPL’s 2022 Writer in Residence – Gabrielle Prendergast

Gabrielle Prendergast is the award-winning author of numerous books for children and teens. Gabrielle has been nominated for the White Pine Award and the CLA Award, The Vancouver Book Award, The Myrca, Diamond Willow and Red Cedar prizes. Gabrielle has an MFA in Creative Writing from UBC and has taught writing at Sydney University, San Francisco State University, UBC and Royal Canadian College as well as at numerous conferences and in school classrooms.

Gabrielle was Writer in Residence at Vancouver Public Library in 2014 and has expertise in mentoring and supporting authors writing for adults, including those who are interested in self-publishing.

2022 is the inaugural year of PRPL’s Writer in Residence program, for more information go to https://prpl.ca/writer-in-residence-2022/

Details

Date:
Tuesday September 20
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
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Venue

Family Place in Town Centre Mall
7100 Alberni St.
Powell River, BC V8A 5K9 Canada
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Phone:
604-485-2706
Website:
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Organizer

Sonia Zagwyn, Children’s Services Coordinator
Phone:
604-485-4796 (ext 212)
Email:
szagwyn@prpl.ca