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TNRL Writer in residence, Jennifer Chrumka visits libraries in the NTV

The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library (TNRL) welcomes its second Writer in Residence, Jennifer Chrumka, to the library this fall.
Jennifer Chrumkam Thompson-Nicola Regional Libray Writer in Residence. (File photo)

The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library (TNRL) welcomes its second Writer in Residence, Jennifer Chrumka, to the library this fall.

Jennifer Chrumka is a B.C.-based writer and graduate of UBC’s Master of Journalism program and more recently The Writer’s Studio graduate workshop at Simon Fraser University. She is an award-winning journalist and storyteller with CBC radio.

From September to December, Chrumka will host one-on-one consultations and public workshops for writers of all abilities throughout the TNRD, and half of her time on her own writing projects.

Chrumka will kick off her residency this Wednesday, September 13 with a Meet & Greet event at the Kamloops Library from 6-7:30pm.

Other upcoming programs include:

Connect with Writer in Residence Jennifer Chrumka in your community!

Barriere Library

Tuesday, October 10, 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Clearwater Library

Tuesday, October 10, 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Writing Circle:

Interactive workshops, discussions, and writing exercises designed to inspire and develop your craft. All writing levels welcome!

Thursdays, Biweekly

September 21 - November 30

Teen Writing Circle

An inclusive space to explore various prompts—zines, journaling, storytelling. Meet other writers and receive feedback. In partnership with the Kamloops Art Gallery. Ages 12-17.

Sundays Oct 1, Oct 29, Dec 3

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Kamloops Library

Resonant Objects

In partnership with the Kamloops Art Gallery, Jennifer will lead a group of writers through a piece of writing inspired by an object of their choice. This four-week program will culminate with an exhibition of work in the KAG’s Open Gallery.

Sundays, Weekly, November 5 - 26

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Kamloops Library

Registration Required


Unleash your creativity: join our Writer in Residence in our silent write sessions.

Tuesdays, Weekly Nov 7 - 28

6:00pm - 7:30pm

North Kamloops Library

One-on-One Consultations

Book an appointment with Jennifer Chrumka to discuss your work and grow as a writer! Learn more, and book a consultation, at

Writer in Residence Wrap-up

The grand reading finale! Jennifer and select workshop participants will deliver some readings.

Thursday, December 14

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Kamloops Library

Media contact:

Audrey Ambrus

Adult Services Coordinator

Thompson-Nicola Regional Library

250 554-1124

Jennifer Chrumka

TNRL Writer in Residence


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