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WIR 2022 – Drop-in & Consultation Hours

2022/09/20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Book a one-on-one manuscript consultation with PRPL’s Writer in Residence.

Do you have a piece of writing that you want to take to the next level? Don’t miss this opportunity to share a sample of your work-in-progress and receive some expert writing support from award-winning author Gabrielle Prendergast.

Visit Gabrielle in-person in the Rotary Makerspace during drop-in hours to find out more about her writing support and consultation process OR read all the submission and booking details online via the button below. Please note that pre-booked consultations will take priority over drop-ins.

Drop-in & consultation hours run from September 8 to November 1, 2022:

  • Tuesdays: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm*
  • Thursdays: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm*
  • Saturdays: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

*The Writer in Residence will be away on Saturday, September 24, Tuesday, October 4, Saturday, October 22, & Thursday, October 6. 

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


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