2013 Writer in Residence
Lori Hahnel was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, and has lived in Calgary since age eleven. Love Minus Zero (Oberon, 2008), her first novel, is loosely based on her experience in Calgary’s first all-female rock band. Nothing Sacred (Thistledown, 2009), a collection of short fiction, shortlisted for an Alberta Literary Award. Her work has aired on CBC Radio and appeared in many anthologies and journals including The Fiddlehead, Prairie Fire and The Antigonish Review.
Lori teaches creative writing at Mount Royal University in Calgary. She has given workshops through The Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society and Calgary Public Library and served as writer-in-residence for Alberta branch Canadian Authors Association. She is also a co-founder and participant in Calgary’s Writing in the Works reading series.
The 2013 Writer in Residence program will kick off in May of 2013 and run until the end of June.
Details about consultations, workshops and presentations coming soon.
We are currently accepting proposals for our 2014 Writer-in-Residence. Download the application form and instructions