Kamloops, BC—September 12, 2023 – The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library (TNRL) is thrilled to welcome its second Writer in Residence, Jennifer Chrumka, to the library this fall.
Jennifer Chrumka is a B.C.-based writer and graduate of UBC’s Master of Journalism program and more recently The Writer’s Studio graduate workshop at Simon Fraser University. She is an award-winning journalist and storyteller with CBC radio.
From September to December, Chrumka will host one-on-one consultations and public workshops for writers of all abilities throughout the TNRD, and half of her time on her own writing projects.
Chrumka will kick off her residency this Wednesday, September 13 with a Meet & Greet event at the Kamloops Library from 6-7:30pm.
Other upcoming programs include:
Connect with Writer in Residence Jennifer Chrumka in your community!
- Chase Library: Saturday, October 7, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
- Barriere Library: Tuesday, October 10, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
- Clearwater Library: Tuesday, October 10, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
- Ashcroft Library: Wednesday, October 11, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
- Merritt Library: Friday, October 13, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
- Logan Lake Library: Saturday, October 14, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
- North Kamloops Library: Tuesday, October 24, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Interactive workshops, discussions, and writing exercises designed to inspire and develop your craft. All writing levels welcome!
Thursdays, Biweekly between September 21 and November 30, 2023
Teen Writing Circle
An inclusive space to explore various prompts—zines, journaling, storytelling. Meet other writers and receive feedback. In partnership with the Kamloops Art Gallery. Ages 12-17.
Sundays Oct 1, Oct 29, Dec 32:00pm – 3:30pm Kamloops Library
In partnership with the Kamloops Art Gallery, Jennifer will lead a group of writers through a piece of writing inspired by an object of their choice. This four-week program will culminate with an exhibition of work in the KAG’s Open Gallery.
Sundays, Weekly, November 5 – 26
2:00pm – 3:30pmKamloops Library Registration Required
Unleash your creativity: join our Writer in Residence in our silent write sessions.
Tuesdays, Weekly Nov 7 – 286:00pm – 7:30pm North Kamloops Library
Book an appointment with Jennifer Chrumka to discuss your work and grow as a writer! Learn more, and book a consultation, at tnrl.ca/residencies.
Writer in Residence Wrap-up
The grand reading finale! Jennifer and select workshop participants will deliver some readings.
Thursday, December 146:00pm – 7:30pm Kamloops Library
For information please visit tnrl.ca/residencies