Presenters

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Lucky Budd

Date: February 1, 2015 Author: Lee Losell Categories: Presenters

Robert (Lucky) Budd holds an MA in history and has digitized many high-profile oral history collections including that of the Nisga’a First Nation. As well as co-authoring the Northwest Coast Legends series, he is the author of Voices of British Columbia (Douglas & McIntyre, 2010), a bestseller that was shortlisted for the 2011 Bill Duthie…

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Kim LaFave

Date: January 29, 2015 Author: Lee Losell Categories: Presenters

Gary Kent and Kim LaFave will use PowerPoint to present their “Gubby” books, with an emphasis on Fishing With Gubby. Their presentation will include a number of illustrations from both books accompanied by a fishing story or two and thoughts on how the writer and illustrator work together showing the development of an illustration from…

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Catherine Austen

Date: January 29, 2015 Author: Lee Losell Categories: Presenters

Catherine will present her book 10 Tips for a Fearless Writing Life. She says the presentation will consist of “Everything I’ve learned about becoming an author summed up in an hour and accompanied by cartoons, memes, and fun facts about phobias. Plus cute cat pictures. Learn how to spot a good story idea, face years…

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Sarah Turner

Date: January 29, 2015 Author: Lee Losell Categories: Presenters

Sarah is a primatologist and enjoys teaching kids about monkeys, conservation, and science. Her presentation will include readings from her books The Littlest Monkey and Ribbon’s Way, as well as photos and background information about the monkeys in her stories, how to study monkeys in the wild, and what science can teach us about the…

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