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Clark Hall, Room 106

270-18th Street
Brandon, MB
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February 2018

Research and the Journey: Writing the First Novel

Friday, February 2nd, 2018 @ 10:40 am - 11:30 am
Clark Hall, Room 106
Novelist Melanie Schnell Portrait

Saskatchewan novelist Melanie Schnell will discuss how the idea for her first novel, While the Sun is Above Us, came to her, and how she tethered herself to this idea's manifestation through long-form fiction over a period of ten years. These years included two trips to South Sudan in the midst of their civil war, an MFA degree from UBC, and the birth of her son. For more information, email Deanna Smid at smidd@brandonu.ca. This free presentation is sponsored by…

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