Shelagh Plunkett is an award-winning writer and journalist. Her work includes literary nonfiction, fiction, travel writing, arts reportage, and the memoir The Water Here is Never Blue. She was the writer in residence at Berton House Writers’ Retreat in Dawson City, Yukon in the winter of 2015-16. Plunkett lives in Montreal.
A panel discussion on the value of writing residencies and retreats. Writers of different genres discuss the variety of residencies available, how to make the most of it, and the dos and don’ts of living in residence. Moderated by Devyani Saltzman.