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Writer in Residence

We're pleased to announce that we've selected J. Jill Robinson as our 2020-2021 Writer in Residence!

Jill is a Canadian writer, editor and teacher with an MFA in creative writing. She is the author of the novel, More in Anger, as well as four collections of short stories. She has contributed to multiple anthologies, magazines and radio broadcasts.

Jill has also served as the editor of Grain literary magazine, as Saskatoon Public Library’s writer-in-residence, and has extensive experience as a writing mentor, workshop facilitator and editor.

We are thrilled to have her join Regina Public Library on August 24, 2020.

Upcoming Events

Jill will be hosting online programs for beginning writers each Wednesday. See the What's Happening feed at the bottom of this page for details on Jill's upcoming programs, as well as other RPL offerings on writing, publishing, books, and storytelling.  

About the Program

The RPL Writer in Residence program provides opportunities for members of the community to receive guidance and advice from an established Canadian writer.

The Writer in Residence offers one-to-one assistance with personal writing projects, as well as public readings, literary activities, school, and community visits, and programs that focus on serving and supporting the amateur writing community in Regina.

The Writer in Residence assists writers by providing:

  • Writing advice and suggestions.
  • Encouragement.
  • Support.
  • Insight and assistance with all publishing phases: from research, to writing the first draft to publication.
  • A professional critique of their work.

Office Hours

Email WIR@reginalibrary.ca to book your one-to-one appointment with RPL’s 2020 – 2021 Writer in Residence.

Learn more about the Writer in Residence program.

Writer in Residence

Email Us

306.777.6202

J. Jill Robinson
2020 - 2021 Writer in Residence

 

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Jill is a Canadian writer, editor and teacher with an MFA in creative writing. She is the author of the novel, More in Anger, as well as four collections of short stories. She has contributed to multiple anthologies, magazines and radio broadcasts. Jill has also served as the editor of Grain literary magazine, as Saskatoon Public Library’s writer-in-residence, and has extensive experience as a writing mentor, workshop facilitator and editor. Photo: Emmett Robinson Smith

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