Judith Silverthorne 2018-2019 Writer-In-Residence at Regina Public Library

Regina Public Library Release: Regina Public Library selects 2018-19 Writer-in-Residence


Regina Public Library-Writer-In-Residence Program

For Immediate Release: June 19, 2018

 Regina Public Library Selects 2018-19 Writer in Residence

Regina Public Library (RPL) is pleased to announce the selection of Judith Silverthorne as its 2018-2019 Writer in Residence. Silverthorne will begin as Writer in Residence on September 24, 2018.

“We are excited to welcome Judith as our Writer in Residence,” said Jeff Barber, Library Director and CEO. “She brings a wealth of experience working and coaching other writers, and she has extensive knowledge of the Regina writing community, both as a published author and as a former Saskatchewan Writer’s Guild Executive Director. We can’t wait to work with her on her exciting ideas for the Writer in Residence program.”

Judith Silverthorne is an award-winning Saskatchewan writer. She has authored more than a dozen fiction books. Her most recent title, Convictions, was the winner of a Gold Moonbeam Award and of a Next Generation Indie Book Awards, and was a finalist at the Saskatchewan Book Awards and for the High Plains Book Award for Woman Writer.

Silverthorne has also written two non-fiction biographical books, and has authored extensively as a freelance writer for newspapers and magazines. She has worked as an editor, evaluator, researcher, curator, book reviewer, television documentary producer and scriptwriter.

Regina Public Library was the first public library in Canada to offer a Writer in Residence program in 1978. Since then it has welcomed 29 additional residencies to provide services to the local writing community. For more information on the program, visit www.reginalibrary.ca.


Media contact:

Margherita Vittorelli
Marketing and Communications Consultant
Regina Public Library
306.777.6114 (office)

Regina Public Library Release – 2018-19 Writer in Residence Selected

Judith Silverthorne Workshop for Prairie Quills writing group in Swift Current

Elements of Writing: Voice & Structure

Developing your writing voice and creating structure are both elements of writing that define the uniqueness of your story. If you struggle in finding your voice or are confused about structure and how to take your story to the next level, then this hands on workshop will help. You will learn techniques for creating your voice and understanding the essentials of structure, along with a few editing tips.

Prairie Quills Workshop

Successful Northern SK Tour for Judith Silverthorne

Thanks to the Pahkisimon Nuye?áh Library System in Air Ronge, Saskatchewan for a fabulous Northern Reading Program Tour!


I visited all these fabulous communities and talked to almost 500 students, teachers, and adults in Bear Creek, Turnor Lake, Dillon, St. George’s Hill, Canoe Lake, Cole Bay, Patuanak, Jans Bay, Ille La Crosse, and Green Lake.20170123_14321920170127_110720

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Judith Silverthorne Tours west side of Northern Saskatchewan

Thanks to the Pahkisimon Nuye?áh Library System in Air Ronge, Saskatchewan, I am the selected author to do their Northern Reading Program Tour for winter 2017


I’ll be travelling on the western side of the province, going to: Bear Creek, Turnor Lake, Dillon, St. George’s Hill, Canoe Lake, Cole Bay, Patuanak, Jans Bay, Ille La Crosse, and Green Lake between Jan 23 and 27.