Patricia A. Donahue – Surrey Muse

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Patricia is an author, an educator, a psychotherapist and a sailor. She has published three novels Mighty Orion – Accord (2017), Mighty Orion – Fate (2013) and Mighty Orion – Secrets (2011). Her writings have appeared in academic journals (psychology), and in anthologies, magazines and newspapers. Her several years of teaching at university included course-units in formal and creative writing at the University of British Columbia – Okanagan (Continuing Studies). The showcased author for UBC-O’s Fifth Year Anniversary celebrations, she was also chosen for the Okanagan Literary Arts Award, representing BC’s interior region, in 2012. Patricia has been a presenter/panelist at the Shuswap Writers Festival, the Kamloops Writers Festival, and the Vernon Writers Festival.

Born on the eastern seaboard of Canada, she grew up in a large bilingual family of gregarious storytellers, singers, and adventurers. She has raised three children on her own and is a practicing psychotherapist. She now resides in White Rock, BC.

More about Patricia is here
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Contact Patricia
xdonahue@shaw.ca

At the February 24 gathering of Surrey Muse, Patricia will be the BookSigning Author. More about the event is here:
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February 24 Gathering of Surrey Muse

57th Gathering

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Author Nasreen Pejvack
Poet Alan Hill
Performer Mustapha Makhdoom
Open Mic Opener Mohamad Kebbewar
BookSigning Author Patricia A. Donahue
Featured Art by Ed Kuris
Host Helga Parekh

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January 27 Gathering of Surrey Muse

56th Gathering
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January 27
Author LP Wallinger
Poet Manolis
Performer Enrico Renz
Open Mic Opener Randeep Purewall
Host Fauzia Rafique

Room 405 – City Centre branch
Surrey Public Library
Phone: (604) 598-7420
(Surrey Central skytrain)

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This month, our poster features art by
Rubbina Gogi, a Pakistani Italian painter.

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Surrey Muse Program – January to June 2017

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January – June 2017
Session 11

January 27
Author LP Wallinger
Poet Manolis
Performer Enrico Renz
Open Mic Opener Randeep Purewall
Host Fauzia Rafique

February 24
Author Nasreen Pejvack
Poet Alan Hill
Performer Mustapha Makhdoom
Open Mic Opener Mohamad Kebbewar
Host Helga Parekh

March 24
Author Ruth Kozak
Poet Joìniìna Kirton
Performer Sonja Grgar
Open Mic Opener Idrian Burgos
Host Sana Janjua

April 28
Author Margo Prentice
Poet dn simmers
Performer Sherry Duggal
Open Mic Opener Helga Parekh
Host Joanne Arnott (uc)

May 26
Author Alan Girling
Poet Fiona Tin Wei Lam
Performer Sana Janjua
Open Mic Opener Katheren Szabo
Host Mariam Zohra

June 23
Author (SheLa) Nefertiti Morrison
Poet Lakshami Gill
Performer Mariam Zohra
Open Mic Opener Malik Mohamed (uc)
Host Sonja Grgar

Surrey Muse program is put together twice a year for two sessions, January-June and July-November. Participants are invited based on a Recommendations List where names and email addresses are collected throughout the year. To be on the recommendations list, or to recommend someone else, send us an email message at:
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November 25 Gathering of Surrey Muse

55th Gathering

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Author Farah Tejani
Poet Betsy Warland
5th Anniversary Extended Open Mic
Sonja Grgar, Sana Janjua, Parabjot Kaur, Manolis
Magnus, Malik Muhammad, LP Wallinger, Lozan Yamolky

Open Mic Opener Nayden Pollasari
BookSigning Author Fauzia Rafique
Host Mariam Zohra D.

Dr. Ambedkar Room 418 – City Centre branch
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October 28 Gathering of Surrey Muse

54th Gathering

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October 28
Author Lydia Kwa
Poet Kyle McKillop
Performer Celeste Snowber
Open Mic Opener Janene White
BookSigning Author Arushi Raina
Host Sonja Grgar

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September 23 Gathering of Surrey Muse

53rd Gathering

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September 23
Author Trudy M. Davies
Poet Edward Blodgett
Performer Magnus
Open Mic Opener Idrian Burgos
BookSigning Author Lozan Yamolky
Host Fauzia Rafique

Dr. Ambedkar Room 418 – City Centre branch
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