LEE KVERN is the award-winning author of short stories and novels. Her short stories in 7 Ways to Sunday have garnered the National CBC Literary Award, Western Magazine Award, Hazel Hilles Memorial Prize, CBC Alberta Anthologies, and Howard’O’Hagan Awards. Afterall selected for regional Canada Reads, and also nominated for Alberta Book Awards. The Matter of Sylvie nominated for George Bugnet and Ottawa Relit Awards. Her work has been produced for CBC Radio, published in Event, Descant, Air Canada enRoute, and subTerrain. On-line: Joyland.ca, Foundpress.com, LittleFiction.com

Lee Kvern is the 2016 Writer-in-Residence for Alexandra Writers Centre, 2016 Mentor for Writers Guild of Alberta, 2015 Author-in-Residence for the Calgary Public Library, Residence Canadian Authors Association 2012-13.