An Afternoon with Terry Jordan

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Saturday, January 12th, 2019

This is an opportunity to meet Terry Jordan, the new Haig-Brown Writer in Residence.  Come hear about his journey to becoming a writer, and enjoy some excerpts from his work. 

This is the first of a series of events during Jordan's residency.  Keep checking the Museum's website and the Haig-Brown Facebook Page for updates on upcoming programming.


Terry Jordan is an award-winning fiction writer, essayist, musician and dramatist whose stage plays have been produced across the country, in the U.S and Ireland. His book of stories It's a Hard Cow won a Saskatchewan Book Award and was nominated for the Commonwealth Book Prize. His novel, Beneath That Starry Place was published internationally and was nominated for two Saskatchewan Book Awards, and the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel award. The Toronto Globe & Mail called it "an achingly beautiful book." Jordan taught Creative Writing at Concordia University, Montreal, and was the first Margaret Laurence Fellow at Trent University. In the past he facilitated the Fiction workshop at Sage Hill Writing Experience, and served as Writer in Residence at the Saskatoon, Regina and Winnipeg Public Libraries. His play (co-written) We’re Already Home was produced, then published in the fall of 2014. His novel, Been in the Storm So Long, was published by Coteau Books in 2016. He is working on a new novel and is a member of the Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre/Persephone Theatre Playwrights Unit while writing a play with music, A Million Words Unspoken. He is the current Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction Editor at Grain magazine and Writer in Residence at Haig Brown House in Campbell River, BC where he is finishing a new play.