Songwriters Circle

Our Hours:

Summer (May 18 - Sept 30)
Daily : 10am - 5pm

Winter (Oct. 1 - May 17)
Tuesday - Sunday : 12pm - 5pm

Friday, February 1st, 2019

This is the second of the Songwriters Circle series, with Haig-Brown Writer in Residence Terry Jordan, with an emphasis on the story behind the song/s you've written, or are inspired by. Everyone's welcome. Bring your instrument. There will be regular Circles and some public performances throughout the winter. This will be held at 7pm at RiverCity Stage. for more information.


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.