2011 Fall Author Tour

It’s that time of year again–the leaves are turning colour, the combines have finished chugging through the fields, and Saskatchewan’s Education Week has arrived. Once again, Education Week overlaps with Saskatchewan Library Week. Things are much less rushed when the weeks run back-t0-back instead of together!

Linda with a witch!
Linda Aksomitis with a witch at the Horseman’s Hollow event in Sleepy Hollow, New York

This year my presentations will focus around the place I love best–home–Saskatchewan past and present. No matter where my travel writing career takes me, I still find the best place is here. I’ll be reading from:

  • L is for Land of Living Skies: A Saskatchewan Alphabet – hardcover nonfiction picture book that takes you around Saskatchewan
  • Pictures – Juvenile realistic contemporary fiction novel set in Waskesiu, SK – features a sasquatch encounter
  • Longhorns and Outlaws – Juvenile historical fiction about cattle drive/outlaws set in southwest SK in 1901
  • Adeline’s Dream – Juvenile historical fiction about immigration/living in a sod home, set in Qu’Appelle, SK, 1910

It’s going to be a busy week, as I’ll be reading in 10 locations around Saskatchewan:

  • Monday, Oct 17 – 11 a.m. – Watrous

– 1:15 p.m. – Cudworth

  • Tuesday, Oct 18 – 9 a.m. – Christopher Lake

– 1:00 p.m. – Shellbrook

  • Wednesday, Oct 19 – 9:30 a.m. – Birch Hills

– 1:30 p.m. – Bjorkdale

  • Thursday, Oct 20 – 9:00 a.m. – Leroy

– 2:00 p.m. – Southey

  • Friday, Oct 21      – 9:30 a.m. – Langenburg

– 1:30 p.m. – Punnichy

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