Local author Lee Kvern has been selected as a Canadian Author’s Association (Alberta Branch) Writer-in-Residence. She will hold “office hours” at Owl’s Nest every Friday from 12:00pm to 2:00pm between October and May (with a short break in December).
Lee Kvern novels Afterall and The Matter of Sylvie were both shortlisted for the Alberta Book Awards, and Sylvie was long-listed for the Ottawa Relit Award. Among her celebrated short stories are a National winner of the CBC Literary Awards, stories nominated for the Howard ‘O’Hagan Award, and a finalist in Malahat Open Season. Another of Lee’s recent stories finished runner-up in the Lush Triumphant Literary Awards. Her work has twice appeared in Alberta Anthology.
Lee’s work has been produced for CBC Radio, published in Event, Descant, Air Canada enRoute, SubTerrain and featured on-line at Joyland.ca (New York), Foundpress.com and LittleFiction.com. Visit her site at http://www.leekvern.com.