ONLINE – Samantha Warwick, In Conversation w/ Anthony Doerr
For Writers & Readers
In Conversation w/ Anthony Doerr
May 28, 2021 | 7pm
AWCS/WGA Members: $50 | Non-Members: $75
Admission to this event is included in the WGA/AWCS 2021 Re/Orientation Conference. Visit Writers Guild of Alberta for more information about the conference.
In conjunction with the AWCS/WGA Joint Conference – May 28-30, 2021, join us for a mesmerizing evening with Anthony Doerr as he spills the details on the writing life, why stories are so important to our cultural landscape and the wonder and awe in the world around us. Anthony Doerr will be interviewed by Calgary’s own, Samantha Warwick.
Samantha Warwick (she/her) is the author of the novel Sage Island, nominated for an Alberta Book Award and recently named one of Canada’s top ten and most commonly taught texts to use sport in literature. Her essays and poetry have been broadcast on CBC Radio and appeared in various literary and commercial publications including the Globe & Mail, Geist, Event, Dog Eyes Magazine and FASHION. For over a decade Samantha directed literary events for the Writers’ Guild of Alberta (Calgary) where she interviewed dozens of authors about their creative process, including Christos Tsiolkas (The Slap, Barracuda) and Anna Porter (Kasztner’s Train). In 2019, she received a leadership award from Frontier College for her dedication toward the cause of literacy in Canada. She is now at work on her second novel. Website: samanthawarwick.com | IG @sam_and_lulu_