Thursday, August 12, 2010
Driftwood Lodge overlooks Smithers, BC and offers 120 acres of breathtaking Bulkley Valley, with unobstructed views of the Hudson Bay Mountain, the Babine Mountains and the Telkwa Range.
Creekstone Press’ Sheila Peters will discuss the importance of community and activism in writing. Jane Stevenson, author of The Railroader’s Wife and former curator at the Bulkley Valley Museum, will host a workshop about doing archival research away from a major centre. Sarah de Leeuw of Prince George will host a workshop called Writing Creatively in Rural and Northern B.C. Sarah is an instructor at UNBC and her writing focuses on creative non-fiction and poetry.
There's also a planned workshop about the art of aboriginal storytelling. Speaker to be announced later. For more information, email email@example.com or check out their webpage at http://ruralwriters.wordpress.com/