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2016 Writer in Residence

We are thrilled that Marty Chan is the 2016 Metro Federation Writer in Residence!

Marty joins us in St. Albert after a residency at Strathcona County Library and  Fort Saskatchewan Public Library. Our other Metro Writer in Residence is Wayne Arthurson, working out of Edmonton Public Library.


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Contacting the Writer in Residence:

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (preferred) or phone 780-240-1194.


A bit about Marty Chan:

Marty Chan has written books, stage plays, radio dramas, television scripts and humour articles. He won the 2005 City of Edmonton Book Prize for this first middle-grade novel, The Mystery of the Frozen Brains and received a Gemini nomination for his TV pilot, The Orange Seed Myth. His plays and TV shows have been seen around the world, but he continues to live and work in Edmonton with his wife Michelle and their two cats, Buddy and Max.


Media Buzz

Getting in the Write Word (St. Albert Gazette article by Scott Hayes, Aug 24, 2016)

The Writer Will See You Now (St. Albert Gazette article by Scott Hayes, Dec 26, 2015)

Marty Chan and Wayne Arthurson on 630 CHED with Ryan Jesperson (Dec 17, 2015)

Libraries set to welcome 2016 Writers in Residence (press release)

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