2024 Festival:
October 21–27
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Stella Harvey

Stella Harvey is a fiction writer whose short stories have appeared in The Literary Leanings AnthologyThe New Orphic ReviewEmerge Magazine and the Dalhousie Review. Her non-fiction has appeared in Pique NewsmagazineThe Question and The Globe and Mail. Signature Editions published her first novel, Nicolai’s Daughters, in 2012, and Psichogios Publications of Athens published the Greek translation in 2014. The Brink of Freedom was published by Signature Editions in 2015. Finding Callidora is Stella’s third novel. Stella was born in Cairo, Egypt, and moved with her family to Calgary as a child. These days she makes her home in Whistler, B.C. Stella founded the Whistler Writing Society, which each year produces the Whistler Writers Festival and other literary programming under her direction. She also mentors students in the Writer's Studio at Simon Fraser University.

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