2016 Writer in Residence: Lee Kvern

Lee Kvern is the award-winning author of short stories and novels. Afterall selected for 2013 Canada Reads (Regional), also nominated for Alberta Books Awards. The Matter of Sylvie nominated for Alberta Book Awards and Ottawa Relit Award. Her short stories are also well celebrated: National winner CBC Literary Award, winner: Western Magazine Awards, Hazel Hilles Memorial Short Fiction Prize, Howard ‘O’ Hagan Award. Her work has been produced for CBC Radio, published in Event, Descant, Air Canada enRoute. subTerrain. On-line: Joyland.ca, Foundpress.com and LittleFiction.com 

Third book: 7 Ways to Sunday out now. 

Lee Kvern is the past Writer in Residence for the Calgary Public Library 2015, Alberta Writer’s Guild Mentor 2014 and Writer-in-Residence for the Canadian Authors Association 2013


The residency will run from April 1, 2016 to May 31, 2016. 

Book A Consultation

We are now booking consultations for the 2016 Writer in Residence. Contact us by email to book. info@alexandrawriters.org 

Lee will be available for consultations for two months. April and May. Book an appointment to have a piece of writing reviewed or, if you don’t have anything you want to share, book a consultation to chat about the writing process, any problems you may be facing and to get helpful suggestions on how to overcome some of the common creative blocks.

Manuscript Submission Guidelines

Prose: Max. 10 pages, double-spaced. Email submissions only. Email to info@alexandrawriters.org

Poetry: Max. 10 poems, single-spaced (one poem per page). Email submissions only. Email to info@alexandrawriters.org

All manuscripts must be submitted at least one week prior to consultation date.