Beverley Brenna's talk is now on YouTube

Friday, May 13, 2016 3:07 PM | Sharon Plumb (Administrator)

Award-winning author and professor of Children's Literature Beverley Brenna's presentation "Writing the World for Today's Kids: Diversity Essentials" is now available on YouTube!.

Beverley gave an overview of Canadian books that have characters with diverse abilities (all 134!) and provided 10 tips for writing about such characters. She also identified some gaps in topics in existing books, and read from some of her own work. Her website is .

Thank you to the Saskatchewan Writers Guild for sponsoring this talk through a Writing Group Grant.

You can watch her presentation at