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Celebration 2010 heads into week two

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The line up for Sunday Feb. 23 is:

Adam Lewis Schroeder, whose short fiction collection, Kingdom of Monkeys has received glowing reviews across North America.

Nancy Lee’s collection of stories, Dead Girls, was named Book of the Year by Now Magazine and one of the best books of 2002 by the Globe & Mail and the Vancouver Sun. She is currently at work on a novel entitled, Born Slippy.

Jennifer Cowan has written multiple episodes of the television dramas Traders, Edgemont, Ready or Not and scripts for Liocracy, Bob & Margaret and Quads. She also produced and directed the award winning documentary Douglas Coupland Close Personal Friend.

Stella L. Harvey started the Whistler Writers Group and has completed a novel and several short stories that have been published in both the Question and Pique Newsmagazine.

Pam Barnsley wrote for magazines and television and co-wrote Hiking Trails of the Sunshine Coast. Some recent short stories appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine. She has just finished a mystery novel set in Whistler.

The line-up for Monday, Feb. 24 is:

Bonnie Bowman’s first novel Skin won the Anvil Press International three-day novel contest, the national ReLit book award in 2001 and was optioned for a movie in 2002. She has just completed her next novel, Spaz.

Stephen Vogler’s book Whistler Features, described by B.C. Bookworld as "a collection of essayish discussions on mountain culture, real estate prices, champagne powder and irritating little dogs in sweaters."

Brandi Higgins is a student in the Creative Writing Program at SFU. She writes essays, short stories and letters to the editor. Two of Brandi’s stories were published in Pique Newsmagazine in the Whistler Writers series.