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. Stay tuned for more details about manuscript consultations, workshops and special events.