Tagged with: starting out

Patrick Friesen
Writing from Experience: Moving to Winnipeg (4:36)

Patrick Friesen moved to Winnipeg to go to University. In this video he describes how his education at the University of Manitoba inspired his love of language, sparked his interest in writing and eventually led to his being one of the first authors published at Turnstone Press.

Patrick Friesen
Inspiration: The Imagery of Winnipeg (2:34)

Despite moving from Manitoba the West Coast because he felt a "strong desire to leave," Patrick Friesen believes that Winnipeg is his home.

John K. Samson
Growing Up: The Marriage of Music and Words (2:39)

In this video, John K. Samson talks about how growing up in the Lutheran church and discovering local poets inspired his love of music and words.

John K. Samson
Starting Out with Music (0:51)

John K. Samson describes how music, specifically punk rock, inspired his early writing.

Maureen Scott Harris
Starting Out: Angst and Uncertainty (2:20)

Maureen Scott Harris talks about her start in poetry and how she developed her love of language.

Patrick Friesen
Starting Out: “The Words Were There, Always” (1:09)

Patrick Friesen talks about how reading and writing have always been an important part of his life.

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