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Book the Writer-in-Residence

Submitted by Caitlyn Spencer on Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:35am

Throughout the year, our Canadian Writer-in-Residence does events in Calgary and around Alberta. In the past, these events have included public talks and readings, speaking to book clubs and professional organizations, workshops, and much more.

If you are interested in booking the Canadian Writer-in-Residence for an event, please fill out the form below. Inquiries will be responded to within a maximum of two weeks.

Please provide the name and position of the contact person for this event.
Please provide a contact email for follow-up regarding this event.
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When is the Writer-in-Residence expected to arrive, and how long do you expect them to be there?
Please provide any relevant information on your organization, including if you regularly have our Writer-in-Residence do this event.
If your organization has a website, please provide it here.
If we are able to help promote your event on social media, are there particular social media channels and/or strategies we should use? Eg. Should we tag a particular Twitter account, or use a particular hashtag? Please note that the Calgary Distinguished Writers Program is unable to promote all events featuring the Canadian Writer-in-Residence. However, we endeavour to help promote events that fit within our mandate, when we have the time and resources to do so.
Is this event open to the public?
Will those attending your event be expected to pay admission to attend?
Is the venue for your event accessible to those with physical disabilities?
Please outline your expectations for the Writer-in-Residence at this event. Is this a reading? A talk? A Q&A? How long is the W-i-R expected to read/speak/answer questions? Is there a particular theme or work you would like the W-i-R to focus on?
If there is any other information we should have regarding this event, please provide it here.