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Monday, 10 October 2016 03:51

Prairies North editor in Swift Oct. 19

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Write Out Loud is pleased to welcome Lionel Hughes, editor-in-chief of the magazine Prairies North, to the Lyric Theatre on Wednesday, Oct. 19. 

He’s entitled his talk, “The Confessions: Meaningful First-Person Narrative After Facebook”.
Prairies North was launched in 1998 from the farmhouse kitchen table of Lionel and Michelle Hughes near Norquay, Sask. The quarterly publication is renowned for its stunning photography and engaging stories. The goal of the magazine is to share Saskatchewan’s landscapes, recreation, culture, and people with a print and, now, online audience.
Prairies North has received awards from the International Regional Magazine Association and Lionel and Michelle were each awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013.
Write Out Loud celebrates 30 years of author readings and literary cafes this season with an exciting lineup of prairie authors. This October presentation by Lionel Hughes of Prairies North is the second of seven interesting and informative evenings scheduled from now until next May.
Write Out Loud, featuring Prairies North, takes place Oct. 19 at Swift Current’s Lyric Theatre. Admission is $8. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., talented local musicians Marc and Amanda Ruel will entertain at 7 p.m., and the featured author will follow

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