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Carolyn Pogue’s latest workshop is titled “Raising the Dead: Harvest your family tree…”

And what a title it is! Though some might think it’s got zombie overtones, Carolyn Pogue’s multi-Saturday workshops at the Alexandra Writers’ Centre in Calgary will bring up family history as a great source of inspiration for plotting and character … Continue reading

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Carolyn Pogue reads from Gwen

In this charming video, Carolyn reads from her W.O. Mitchell Award-nominated novel Gwen, about a British home child who travels to Brantford, Ontario, to work as a housemaid. Carolyn also provides some fascinating historical background on British home children and … Continue reading

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