Participants will have the opportunity to read and workshop up to one page of their work-in-progress in a supportive, small-group online environment with Writer in Residence Sonya Lalli. Group participation is strongly encouraged.
Registration is required for this event which will be online using Zoom.
Richmond Writer in Residence Sonya Lalli is a romance and women’s fiction author of Punjabi and Bengali heritage. Her books have been featured in Entertainment Weekly, NPR, Washington Post, Glamour, Globe and Mail, CBC, Toronto Star and more. Her debut novel The Matchmaker’s List was a Target Diverse Book Club Pick and a Cityline Book Club Pick. Her fourth novel, A Holly Jolly Diwali, publishes this October. Sonya studied law in her hometown of Saskatoon and at Columbia University in New York, and has worked in the law, as a legal journalist and in book publishing. She recently moved from Toronto to the Vancouver area with her husband.
You will need: A working email, a computer, smartphone, or tablet with a microphone and a webcam.
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