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Date & Time:
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.

Date & Time:
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.

Date & Time:
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.

Date & Time:
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.

Date & Time:
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?

Date & Time:
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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September 13, 2012 | 8:30 pm

The Calgary Distinguished Writers Program presents Hello Goodbye, an event that welcomes GG-nominated fiction writer Deborah Willis as the 2012-13 Canadian Writer-in-Residence, and celebrates the completion of Jeramy Dodds’ CDWP residency

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March 14, 2012 | 8:30 pm

The Calgary Distinguished Writers Program brings poet Billy Collins to Calgary as the 2012 Calgary Distinguished Visiting Writer.

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March 8, 2012 | 7:30 pm

The Calgary Distinguished Writers Program in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Calgary, presents a free evening of stories under a full moon from Richard Van Camp, University of Alberta Writer-in-Residence.

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January 18, 2012 | 7:00 pm

Canadian Writer-in-Residence Jeramy Dodds, with past Writers-in-Residence Marcello Di Cintio, Rosemary Nixon, and Richard Harrison, had a chance to meet, read from new and old worksand share highlights of their current and past terms with the Calgary Distinguished Writers Program. 

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November 30, 2011 | 3:00 pm

Join Jeramy Dodds and Naomi K Lewis, Writer-in-Residence, Calgary Public Library, in a joint reading.

Date & Time:
November 22, 2011 | 8:00 pm

Migratory Words Writers' Collective in Canmore offers an open invitation to all to enjoy nibbles and a glass of wine, and listen to readings from Jeramy Dodds and Peter Learn.  

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October 14, 2011 | 9:00 pm

Jeramy Dodds, along with writers Tanya Davis, Kaie Kellough, Dany Laferriere, and Angela Sill will read from their latest works at this exclusive WordFest event in at the Banff Centre. 

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