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Plan Your Visit

Mon - Fri: 10:00am to 06:00pm Saturday: 1:00pm to 05:00pm Sunday: Closed

10011 - 102 Street Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 2C5

Plan Your Visit

Mon - Fri: 10:00am to 06:00pm Saturday: 1:00pm to 05:00pm Sunday: Closed

10011 - 102 Street Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 2C5

Plan Your Visit

Mon - Fri: 10:00am to 06:00pm Saturday: 1:00pm to 05:00pm Sunday: Closed

10011 - 102 Street Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 2C5

Plan Your Visit

Mon - Fri: 10:00am to 06:00pm Saturday: 1:00pm to 05:00pm Sunday: Closed

10011 - 102 Street Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 2C5

Plan Your Visit

Mon - Fri: 10:00am to 06:00pm Saturday: 1:00pm to 05:00pm Sunday: Closed

10011 - 102 Street Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 2C5

Writer in Residence

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Writers in Residence

We're looking for 2022 Writers in Residence. Please see the Call for Applications to see if you are eligible to apply.

Please note that although FSPL is not hosting Regional Writer in Residence Nisha Patel Fort Saskatchewan residents may visit her at St. Albert Public Library for the remainder of the year. Residents may also attend programming with Edmonton Public Library’s Writer in Residence Vern Thiesson.

The Writer in Residence (WiR) program is a joint shared project with four Metro Edmonton libraries, and provides an opportunity to connect with a published local author. The Writer in Residence:

  • Provides support to aspiring and established writers through one-0n-one consultations, workshops and mentoring
  • Connects with community groups and organizations
  • Connects with and encourages the imagination of readers through public programming
  • Acts as a living link between the library and community

Every year there are two Writers in Residence. Edmonton Public Library (EPL) has a dedicated WiR, while the Metro libraries share a Regional WiR, who divides their time equally among these three libraries. Residents are welcome and encouraged to meet with the Regional WiR and attend programs at any of these libraries:

  • Strathcona County Library (WiR is available here from January to April)
  • Fort Saskatchewan Public Library (May to June)
  • St. Albert Public Library (August to December)

Find out more about the Writer in Residence program through the WiR Facebook Page, including current WIR news, events and more. Fort Saskatchewan writers are more than welcome to access programs and services at any library.

Many thanks to our wonderful past Writers in Residence:

Mary Pinkoski & Matthew Stepanic (2019)

Michael Hingston & Darrin Hagen (2018)

Richard Van Camp & David van Belle (2017)

Marty Chan & Wayne Arthurson (2016)

Gail Sidonie Sobat & Elizabeth Withey (2015)

Margaret Macpherson & Jason Lee Norman (2014)

Natasha Deen & Omar Mouallem (2013)

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