British Columbia's Community of Writers
Join Author Connection host Pat Buckna for a free online discussion with authors Jenn Ashton and Randy Fred, on Thursday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. Register for this free live online event at bcwriters.ca/events-for-writers, and a Zoom link will be emailed to you. When it’s time for this Federation of British Columbia Writers event, click on the link and follow the prompts to join the conversation!
Jenn Ashton is an award-winning author and visual artist living in North Vancouver, B.C. She is the author of the prize-winning Siamelaht in British Columbia History in 2019 and of the forthcoming People Like Frank, and Other Stories from the Edge of Normal by Tidewater Press. She is a director on the board of the Federation of British Columbia Writers as well as The BC Indigenous Writers Collective. She is currently working on numerous projects including a book about the history of her family in the lower mainland. Jenn has also just completed a year as a teaching assistant in the Simon Fraser University's Writer's Studio and is now studying at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Randy Fred is a Nuu-Chah-Nulth Elder. The founder of Theytus Books, the first aboriginal-owned and operated book publishing house in Canada, he is a member of the board of directors of the Federation of BC Writers. A Nanaimo resident, he has worked in publishing and communications for forty years.
Host Pat Buckna is the author of Only Children.
*This event is subsidized by the Federation of British Columbia Writers. Donations are welcome here to help cover the costs of special events like this one so more can attend. Thank you for connecting with us!