Join us Saturday, January 22nd at 7pm for FBCW's Telling the Truth, an event with non-fiction writers, hosted by Megan Cole. Register here (bcwriters.ca/events-for-writers) and a link will be sent to you. When it's time for the event, click on the link to join the live Zoom event. Looking forward to seeing you there!
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Robin Stevenson is the author of 30 books of fiction and non-fiction for kids and teens, ranging from picture books to teen novels. Her non-fiction titles include the BC Book Prize winning MY BODY MY CHOICE: THE FIGHT FOR ABORTION RIGHTS and the Stonewall Honor book, PRIDE. Her newest middle grade non-fiction title, KID TRAILBLAZERS, will be published in August of this year. Robin lives on Vancouver Island with her family.
Melanie Siebert is a youth and family counsellor in Victoria, British Columbia. She works with people to transform depression, anxiety, trauma and inner conflict into meaning, purpose and hope. She also specializes in suicide intervention and prevention. Melanie has a Master of Social Work and a Master of Fine Arts. Her first poetry collection, Deepwater Vee (McClelland & Stewart), was a finalist for Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Award in 2010.
Megan Cole is a tattooed food enthusiast with an obsessive reading habit. Her writing has appeared in The Puritan, Invisiblog, Kootenay Mountain Culture and more. She's currently working on her first book titled Head Over Feet: The Lasting Heart Ache of First Loves. When she's not writing, reading or cooking, she's working as the director of audience development for the BC and Yukon Book Prizes and recording interviews for the podcast Writing the Coast.
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