Anne Fleming

The Lake Goes Local

Wednesday March 26, 7 pm, sees Valerie Stetson, Jake Kennedy and Jason Dewintez at the downtown Kelowna branch of the Okanagan Regional Library (1380 Ellis St) for the final literary evening of a stellar season of readers.

Valerie Stetson is the author of a collection of short stories, The Year I Got Impatient and a new collection of poems called Living In Gravity. In 2001, she received The Bronwen Wallace Memorial Award for short fiction. She lives in Kelowna and is currently writing a novel.

Jake Kennedy lives in Kelowna and teaches at Okanagan College. His poetry, prose, and visual pieces have appeared in Canadian, American, and UK literary journals (check out Bushestina at His chapbook Hazard was the 2007 winner of the bpNichol chapbook award.

Jason Dewinetz is a writer, editor, publisher and typographer. His publications include Moving to the Clear, The Gift of a Good Knife, In Theory, and A Bibliography of the Black Sparrow Press. He is the founding editor, publisher and designer of Greenboathouse Books and lives in Vernon. Sponsored by UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies and the Okanagan Regional Library supports the series.


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