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Author-Editor Relationships

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 07:00 to 09:00
Room 1L06 in Lockhart Hall
The University of Winnipeg
Winnipeg, MB

Where would authors be without editors? Where would editors be without authors! Our next event is a Q&A session with Winnipeg author Brenda Hasiuk on the topic of Editor-Author Relationships. Come armed with your questions and get an author’s perspective on her experiences with her editors. This is a great opportunity to understand how to develop productive and effective partnerships with your writers.

When: Monday, February 26th, 2018 at 7pm
Where: Room 1L06 in Lockhart Hall at The University of Winnipeg 
Rates: $5 for Editors Canada members and $10 for non-members
Beverages and refreshments provided 

Brenda Hasiuk is an award-winning writer and novelist whose short fiction has appeared in several prominent Canadian literary magazines, including The Malahat Review, Prism International, and Prairie Fire. Her stories have also been anthologized in Up All Night (Thistledown Press, 2001) and Kobzar’s Children (Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 2006).

Her first novel, Where the Rocks Say Your Name… came out in 2006 with Thistledown Press (edited by R.P. McIntyre). She worked with editor Sarah Harvey on her second novel, Your Constant Star (Orca 2014) and with editor Wayne Tefs on her collection of short fiction, Boy Lost in Wild (Turnstone 2015).

She has just begun working with Groundwood Books editor, Shelley Tanaka, on the manuscript of her fourth book, The Hero of Cryslandia, to be released in spring 2019.

She also has a day job with the Manitoba Government and General Employees’ Union, where she writes speeches, web stories, and opinion pieces.

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We hope to see you there!