Lunch with local author MaryLou Driedger


Event Phone: 204-987-8850

About the author:
Mary Lou Driedger’s curiosity and love of learning have taken her to some fifty destinations across the globe. As an educator, she has taught in three different countries and is the recipient of a Manitoba Teacher of the Year award.
As a writer, Driedger has been a columnist for Winnipeg Free Press and The Carillon, and her freelance work has been published in numerous periodicals, anthologies, travel guides, institutional histories, and curriculums. Mary Lou chronicles her adventures on her popular daily blog.
She based her debut novel, on her Mennonite family’s immigration story. Set between Kansas and Saskatchewan in 1907, ‘Lost on the Prairie’ is a middle-grade novel following a young boy who gets separated from his family en route to Canada.
Her latest novel, ‘Sixties Girl’, is set in 1960s and present-day Winnipeg. This poignant coming-of-age story follows a decade in the life of a young girl growing up in a close-knit family in a time of sweeping social change.

  • March 28, 2024
    12:00 pm - 2:30 pm