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WIR 2022 – Young Writers Group
2022/10/28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
Young Writers 10 and up are invited to join award-winning author Gabrielle Prendergast to learn about writing.
Interact, create and engage in this fun and informal writing group! Talk writing, genre, learn new techniques, and develop your craft.
Ages 10+ welcome. Young Writers Group meets every Friday from 4-5 pm in Meeting Room A. Drop in up to 9 youth.
Get inspired — check out writing prompts from Young Writers on PRPL’s Youtube!
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/