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Date & Time:
April 26, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Continue your workshop with Writer-in-Residence Sara Tilley, exploring neutral mask as a beginning place from which to approach any new character or project.

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April 19, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Take a workshop with Writer-in-Residence Sara Tilley to explore neutral mask as a beginning place from which to approach any new character or project.

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March 27, 2014 | 8:00 pm

Alberto Manguel, 2013-14 Distinguished Visiting Writer, will give a talk at the Calgary Public Library about what it means to be a reader and how he came to be a writer.

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March 24, 2014 | 1:30 pm

Sara Tilley gives a talk, free and open to the public, in derek beaulieu's English 214 class at the Alberta College of Art + Design.

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March 19, 2014 | 8:30 pm

University of Alberta Writer-in-Residence Erín Moure switches campuses to read from The Unmemntioable, a book-length poem that delves into the fraught history of war, loss, and emigration from Western Ukraine, and examines the unspeakable nature of experience.

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March 18, 2014 | 4:30 pm

Sara Tilley switches campuses to read at the University of Alberta courtesy of the exchange program between the Calgary Distinguished Writers Program and the Department of English at the U of A.

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March 13, 2014 | 8:30 pm

Local experimental literary magazine filling Station presents its monthly Flywheel Reading Series, this March featuring Sara Tilley.

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February 24, 2014 | 7:00 pm

The CDWP presents An Evening With Neil Gaiman, 2013-14 Distinguished Visiting Writer, at MacEwan Hall.

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February 15, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Continue your workshop with Writer-in-Residence Sara Tilley, exploring neutral mask as a beginning place from which to approach any new character or project.

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February 8, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Take a workshop with Writer-in-Residence Sara Tilley to explore neutral mask as a beginning place from which to approach any new character or project.

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January 21, 2014 | 7:00 pm

Sara Tilley gives a talk about the relationship between her work in writing, theatre, and Pochinko Clown through Mask technique. This is your chance to find out more about Sara’s practice as a writer, theatre artist, and clown and mask specialist.

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December 10, 2013 | 7:00 am
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November 15, 2013 | 7:30 am

Wince, cringe, and laugh uncontrollably as Sara Tilley, Christian Bök, Kris Demeanor, and Naomi Lewis share poems, stories, and perhaps even diary entries from their teen years.

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November 7, 2013 | 7:00 am

Sara Tilley reads from Skin Room as a special guest at the 4th Annual Literary Vaudeville: Loud in the Library.

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October 19, 2013 | 8:00 pm

Deborah Willis reads and introduces Joseph Boyden at WordFest's Banff Distinguished Author Series event in Banff.

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October 18, 2013 | 9:00 pm

Sara Tilley reads at WordFest's Lit Up in the Club event in Banff.

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October 17, 2013 | 10:30 pm

Sara Tilley reads at WordFest's Out. Loud. Live. event in Calgary.

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October 17, 2013 | 1:30 pm

Sara Tilley gives a presentation to students at Lord Beaverbrook High School as part of WordFest.

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September 24, 2013 - 7:00 pm to September 29, 2013 - 5:00 pm

As part of Phantom Wing, CDWP Writer-in-Residence Sara Tilley is collaborating with Calgary artists Sarah Smalik and Jamie Tea to create INFESTATION, a performance and installation collaboration in the soon-to-be-demolished wing of the King Edward School.

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September 13, 2013 | 8:30 pm

The Calgary Distinguished Writers Program presents Hello/Goodbye, an event that welcomes multidisciplinary writer Sara Tilley as the 2013-14 Canadian Writer-in-Residence, and celebrates the completion of Deborah Willis' CDWP residency.

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March 12, 2013 | 8:30 pm

University of Alberta Writer-in-Residence Marina Endicott switches campuses to read from her novel-in-progress Hughtopia and speak on how public writing – book club visitations, writers’ festivals, and even being a writer-in-residence – feeds into or disrupts the writing process. 

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February 14, 2013 | 7:30 pm

The Calgary Distinguished Writers Program has the privilege of bringing this Booker Prize-winning Queen of CanLit to MacEwan Hall on Valentine’s Day, where she will deliver a reading with commentary, followed by a Q&A and book signing, as our 2012-13 Distinguished Visiting Writer.

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February 2, 2013 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A pioneer of Calgary's punk music scene.

The 2012 Colophon Prize winner.

A GG-nominated short story master.

 Any questions?

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January 22, 2013 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A discussion addressing the writing life, the world of publishing, and what it means to be an advocate of the literary arts.

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October 13, 2012 | 4:30 pm

Deborah Willis reads at WordFest's Saturday Sampler in Banff.

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