Saskatchewan Book Awards is proud to partner with the Regina Public Library Readers' Summit to bring you a series of readings from a few of our shortlisted authors, with a keynote address by Anthony Bidulka, award-winning mystery writer
Schedule of Events
Thursday, April 23
7:00 PM: Opening Night: A Reading from Sweet Life by author Linda Biasotto
RPL's second Readers' Summit kicks off with a special reading by Saskatchewan Book Awards First Book nominee, Linda Biasotto, author of Sweet Life. Don't miss a chance to enjoy the first reading of the 2015 summit! Refreshments served. Registration required.
Friday, April 24
7:30 PM: Anthony Bidulka: The Pits, the Passion, and the Prairies: What I Learned about Life from Becoming a Writer
For ages 19 & over. The RPL Readers' Summit officially opens with Saskatoon Citizen of the Year, Anthony Bidulka, speaking on how he made the giant leap from mild mannered accountant to mystery/thriller writer. Anthony will discuss what he learned about following his passion, dealing with the pits of despair, and how being in a very public role influenced positive change in his community. Seating limited. First come, first served. Second level mezzanine, Central Library. Doors open at 7:00 PM. Only those 19 years of age and older will be admitted. Registration not required.
Saturday, April 25
11:00 AM: Anthony Bidulka: The Women of Skawa Island
Join Saskatoon mystery author Anthony Bidulka for a discussion of his novel The Women of Skawa Island. Teens welcome.
1:00 PM: Arthur Slade: The Hunchback Assignments: Island of Doom
Join Regina Public Library Writer-in-Residence Arthur Slade for a discussion of his novel The Hunchback Assignments: Island of Doom and a preview of his upcoming e-book The Diary of Amber Fang. Teens welcome.
2:30 PM: Edward Willett (E.C. Blake): Masks
Join Saskatchewan Book Awards Young Adult Literature nominee, Edward Willett (E.C. Blake), for a discussion of his novel, Masks. Teens welcome.
Sunday, April 26
1:00 PM: Trevor Herriot: The Road is How: A Prairie Pilgrimage through Nature, Desire, and Soul
Join Saskatchewan Book Awards Book of the Year nominee, Trevor Herriot, for a discussion of his book, The Road is How: A Prairie Pilgrimage through Nature, Desire, and Soul. Teens welcome.
2:30 PM: Saskatchewan Book Awards: It's a Winner!
Join us for a special reading on the day after the Saskatchewan Book Awards by one of the SBA winners, who will discuss his or her triumphant book. Teens welcome
Register here: http://bit.ly/1DhevEc or call 306-777-6120.