Tag: Saskatoon

I’m the next Saskatoon Public Library Writer in Residence!

I’ve known about this for a while, obviously, but it just became official today with the sending out of a press release by the library. Which I humbly (or, possibly not-so-humbly) copy below: SPL announces Edward Willett as 2019/20 Writer in Residence One of Saskatchewan’s most prolific authors, Edward Willett, is looking forward to sharing …

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See you at Word on the Street Saskatoon!

I’m really looking forward to being a featured author at Word on the Street in Saskatoon on September 21. I’ll be part of a panel (along with Arthur Slade, Sean Cummings, and Jefferson Smith) called Other Worlds on the Prairies, focusing on writing science fiction and fantasy, which will be (appropriately enough) in the “Brave …

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Saturday…er, Monday…Special from the Vaults: An interview with Persephone Theatre artistic director Del Surjik

I know, I know, I call these things “Saturday Specials” and here it is Monday. But I have a good excuse: I spent the weekend in Saskatoon at Dance Power, the dance competition in which my daughter and her studiomates from Class Act Performing Arts Studio were competing (they did extremely well!). The competition was …

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Read My Book: Magebane

QC  and Bridges, weekly free-circulation entertainment/lifestyle magazines put out by the Regina Leader Post and the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, respectively, have both just run what I wrote for their popular “Read My Book” feature focusing on local authors’ works. Here’s what I had to say about Magebane (the online version here at the Star-Phoenix’s website is …

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Covers of the last two Willett-edited Fine Lifestyles magazines

The fall issues of Fine Lifestyles Regina and Fine Lifestyles Saskatoon, the last edited by me, are now out. Here are the covers. (Similar, but not identical!) They should both be online sometime in the next little while. Fine Lifestyles Regina includes a feature about me, written by Mark Claxton, and although I’m not exactly …

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“You have to give back”: for Vaughn Wyant and Lori Leach, making Saskatoon the best it can be is a point of pride

The fall issue of Fine Lifestyles Saskatoon is just around the corner, so as is my wont, here’s the cover story from the Summer 2010 issue, on Saskatoon businessman Vaughn Wyant (of Vaughn Wyant Automotive Group) and his partner Lori Leach. Enjoy! *** Vaughn Wyant was born in Chicago and grew up in Saskatoon; his …

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Latest issues of Fine Lifestyles Regina and Fine Lifestyles Saskatoon now online

The summer issues of Fine Lifestyles Regina and Fine Lifestyles Saskatoon, both of which I edit, are now online. Fine Lifestyles Regina features five prominent women on the cover; Fine Lifestyles Saskatoon has Vaughn Wyant and Lori Leach. We’re already hard at work on the fall issue, due out in early October. Clicking on the …

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Up close and personal with Saskatoon Mayor Don Atchison and wife Mardele

Yesterday I posted my cover story from the spring issue of Fine Lifestyles Regina, an interview with Regina businessman Paul J. Hill. Today, I’m posting my cover story from the spring (and premiere!) issue of Fine Lifestyles Saskatoon, an interview and Saskatoon Mayor Don Atchison. Enjoy! The summer issues of both magazines are just around …

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Premiere issues of Fine Lifestyles Saskatoon and Fine Weddings Regina now online

The premiere issues of two more magazines I’m now editing, part of the Fine Lifestyles family, are now online: Fine Lifestyles Saskatoon and Fine Weddings Regina. Fine Lifestyles Saskatoon is the sister publication to Fine Lifestyles Regina, and will be appearing quarterly (the next issue will be out in July, pretty much concurrently with the …

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First issue of Fine Lifestyles Saskatoon is now out!

It’s not online yet (though it will be before long), but the first issue of Fine Lifestyles Saskatoon, which I edit along with Fine Lifestyles Regina, is now out. As you can see, it features Mayor Don Atchison and his wife Mardele on the cover, and runs to just over 190 pages of full-colour, glossy …

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Listen to a radio interview with me!

I’ll be on Saskatoon’s CFCR Community Radio’s Saskatoon Book Report program today at 6:30 p.m. Saskatchewan time (that’s Central Standard Time, NOT Central Daylight Time, thank you very much; we don’t hold with that new-fangled high-falutin clock-changing nonsense here, nosirree!). You can listen as host Ian Goodwillie attempts to get coherent answers out of me …

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Another Photo of the Day that was Actually Taken Before New Year’s: Autumn Memory

More photos here.

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