Bill Boudreau, writer of fiction, creative-nonfiction, French and English love songs and ballads, will be the featured reader at Second Sunday Poetry on Sunday, June 9, 2019, in The Depot. The free reading begins at 2:00 pm.
French Acadian born, Bill grew up in Wedgeport, a small fishing village on the southwest coast of Nova Scotia, Canada, the setting for his book Olsegon: Wolfwood Forest and Massacre Island, a two-mystery novel. Olsegon received a favorable review in the Oklahoma Gazette, Nov. 1st, 2006 issue. Massacre Island won 2nd place in the Central Oklahoma Roundtable of Authors, C.O.R.A.’s 2005 Contest. Other books include Disharmony in Paradise, a novella, and Moments in Time, a short-story collection.
The Oklahoma City Seasoned Reader published Bill’s short-short personal story, First Confession, in the October 2007 issue. Longlife Learning Institute Review published Interlude in September 2011. NPR’s “This I Believe” published his essay, Character, online in November 2011.
April, 2012, Bill released his novel Redemption Island ~ An Iraq War Veteran’s Journey ~ (the story takes the reader to Chebec, a former name of Wedgeport village) and in September 2012 he published a book titled Wedgeport. His creative-nonfiction novel, Beyond Acadia, was published in 2013, Dialogue with Myself was published in May 2018 and As I Ponder in July 2018.
In his spare time, Bill formats, designs covers, and publishes books (mainly memoirs) on amazon.com for seniors. He also entertains, singing with guitar accompaniment at festivals, schools, and nursing and retirement homes. For additional information, visit http://www.billboudreau.com/
Events at The Depot are made possible, in part, by grants from Norman Arts Council and Oklahoma Arts Council, The City of Norman, and by generous corporate and individual donations.