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Thursday, 04 September 2014 09:35

Sask. author kicks off Write Out Loud

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Deana Driver, award-winning journalist, author, editor and book publisher, is Write Out Loud’s featured writer to begin the 2014-15 season on Wednesday, Sept. 17. 


She has written five non-fiction books, among them the well-known Never Leave Your Wingman:  Dionne and Graham Warner’s Story of Hope and The Sailor and the Christmas Trees – A True Story.
Driver has been a freelance journalist for more than 30 years, and more than 2,000 of her feature and news articles have been published in more than 25 Canadian publications, including The Regina Leader Post and The United Church Observer. 
She is also the founding partner of DriverWorks Ink publishing, which specializes in inspiring non-fiction and helping Prairie authors self-publish their work.
Please join us at the Lyric Theatre for the first Write Out Loud event this season.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and admission is $5.
Besides Driver kicking this season off, the whole upcoming series for 2014-15 has been released by the Write Out Loud committee for the Lyric Theatre.
October 15,  Anne Lazurko: 
Lazurko is a Saskatchewan writer who has published both poetry and fiction.  Anne's latest book, Dollybird, published in 2013, was nominated for a Saskatchewan Book Award.
November 19  Arlene & Robin Karpan: 
Mr. and Mrs. Karpan are writers photographers and publishers who have published nine Saskatchewan-based books.  They are the recipients of eight Saskatchewan Tourism Awards of Excellence.
February 18:  Local Authors TBA
March 18:. Cassie Stocks: 
In 2013, Ms. Stocks was the first woman in seventeen years to be awarded the Leacock Medal for Humour Writing for Dance, Gladys, Dance.
April 15, Trevor Herriot: 
Herriot is an award-winning author, speaker, naturalist, grassland activist, and skilled birder.  His latest book, The Road to How:  A Prairie Pilgrimage through Nature, Desire and the Soul was published in April, 2014.
May 20, James Daschuk: 
Daschuk's book Clearing the Plains:  Disease, Politics of Starvation and the Loss of Aboriginal Life was the winner of four 2014 Saskatchewan Book Awards.
Again admission is $5 or a series subscription for all seven events is $30.
Subscriptions may be used at consecutive readings or used to host a group of friends at a reading of your choice. 
Contact the Lyric Theatre at 773-6292 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to purchase Write Out Loud subscriptions..

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