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Writer In Residence

2008

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Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies presents

UBC Okanagan’s Writer-in-Residence LYNN COADY

Novelist and short story writer Lynn Coady is UBC O’s
first writer-in-residence. Besides meeting with 16 selected
local writers, she will be giving a free public reading at the
downtown Kelowna library on Wednesday, March 5th at
7 PM. A limited edition chapbook of a new Lynn Coady
story will be for sale.

The reading will take place at the downtown Kelowna
branch of the Okanagan Regional Library, 1380 Ellis St.
Free admission. Sponsored by the Faculty of Creative and
Critical Studies, The Canada Council for the Arts and the
Okanagan Regional Library.

For more information, contact Nancy Holmes at 807-9369.

Lynn Coady is author of the novels Strange Heaven (1998), Saints of Big Harbour, and, most recently, Mean Boy (2006). She has also published a short story collection, Play the Monster Blind (2000), and edited a collection of short fiction from Atlantic Canada called Victory Meat (2003). Her first novel was nominated for a Governor-General's Award for fiction. Most recently, Coady acted as editor of The Anansi 40th Anniversary Reader, published in 2007 by House of Anansi press. Lynn Coady has written non-fiction for publications such as Saturday Night, Chatelaine, Elle Canada, Canadian Geographic, Vancouver Magazine, The Globe and Mail, and Adbusters Magazine--where she worked as a senior writer and editor. Coady was born and raised in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. She now lives in Toronto.

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