Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Distinguished Writer in Residence-Richard Van Camp

Writer in Residence at the Fort McMurray Public Library!

Richard Van Camp is a proud member of the Dogrib (Tlicho) Nation, and is originally from Fort Smith, NWT. He has written two award-winning children's books, an award-winning novel that has just been made into film, three collections of short stories, and two comics.

Richard is available for writing mentorship at the library on Wednesday, October 24 from 1-3pm. To book a 1/2hr appointment during this time, contact Jennifer Mason at 780-792-5136 or email jennifer.mason@fmpl.ca.

Get ready for Halloween with Richard on Thursday, October 25, 2012 from 6:30-8:00pm at Scary Stories for the Brave. Join us to hear some frightening tales, watch the short film "Firebear Called Them Faith Healers"; based on one of Richard's stories. Richard will also have his creepy photography on display! Ages 13+ It's going to be scary, so come only if you're feeling brave!

Richard will also be visiting Book Babies at the Halloween party on the 26th, 2012 to read his own children's stories and chat with parents.


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