The Saskatchewan Writers Guild’s Winter 2023 Virtual Writer in Residence

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The Saskatchewan Writers Guild announces that Regina, Saskatchewan author, Marie Powell is the Winter 2023 Virtual Writer in Residence

The SWG is pleased to announce Marie Powell as our Virtual Writer-in-Residence for February 1- April 30, 2023. Marie’s adventures in castle-hopping across North Wales resulted in her award-winning medieval fantasy series Last of the Gifted: Spirit Sight and Water Sight. Marie is author of more than 40 books and her short stories, nonfiction and poetry appear in numerous literary publications and magazines. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from UBC.
To learn more about Marie please watch her introductory video

Books by Marie:

Marie Powell’s adventures in castle-hopping across North Wales resulted in this award-winning medieval fantasy, combining magic, mythology, and historical legends with the realities of 13th Century Wales. Marie is the author of more than 40 published books, as well as short fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. Find her at

Filled with adventure and romance and a touch of fantasy… Highly Recommended. – CM Reviews

Powell’s prose has a lyrical quality… a meticulously researched young adult medieval fantasy with compelling characters and high-stakes action.  – Historical Novels Review

Elegant yet immediately accessible to the reader… a solid novel worthy of the attention of a very broad audience. Highly recommended. – Top Shelf Magazine

To request additional review copies or an interview with Marie Powell, please contact Mickey Mikkelson at Creative Edge Publicity: / 403.464.6925. 
We look forward to the coverage!

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