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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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Carolyn Pogue at the Achieving the Promise Forum, 2012

Public Interest Alberta held a forum on ‘Achieving the Promise’ to eliminate child poverty in Alberta in Edmonton last month. Among the speakers was author Carolyn Pogue, who spoke of the systemic issues facing children in the province as well … Continue reading

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Carolyn Pogue protests child poverty at the Alberta legislature

The Edmonton Journal reported today that 91,000 children’s prayers were presented at the Alberta legislature in protest of child poverty in the province. Carolyn Pogue, author of the Gwen series, helped organize the event. She said the paper dolls were … Continue reading

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Carolyn Pogue to sign copies of the Gwen books at Word on the Street Toronto

This Sunday in Toronto we’re setting up shop at Word on the Street in Toronto. Check us out at the South side of Queen’s Park, booth 224. And between 2:30 and 4:00 pm there will be a meet and greet … Continue reading

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