Writer in Residence

The Edmonton Public Library's Writer in Residence (WIR) program provides services to aspiring and established writers in Edmonton. Services include individual manuscript consultations, public readings and talks, information on the publishing process and networking with the writing community. The WIR hosts monthly events at various EPL branches. These sessions bring together writers of all abilities to network, talk about their writing, listen to guest speakers, and provide support and encouragement to each other. 

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About the Writer in Residence

Premee Mohamed

Premee Mohamed is a Nebula, World Fantasy, and Aurora award-winning Indo-Caribbean scientist and speculative fiction author based in Edmonton, Alberta. She has also been a finalist for the Hugo, Ignyte, British Fantasy, and Crawford awards. She is an Assistant Editor at the short fiction audio venue Escape Pod and the author of the Beneath the Rising series of novels as well as several novellas. Her short fiction has appeared in many venues and she can be found on her website at www.premeemohamed.com. Some of her upcoming books in 2024 include The Butcher of the Forest with Tor and The Siege Of Burning Grass with Solaris Books.

Contact the WIR

Premee is accepting booking requests to meet with her at the Stanley A. Milner Library in her Writer in Residence office or online.

Office Hours

Availability Meeting Types
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Thursday 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Virtual Virtual

Each appointment will be up to 45 minutes. Office hours are subject to change.

Publishing 101 with EPL's Writer in Residence

Ever wonder how to go from a file on your computer to a book in the bookstore? In this virtual session recorded on Feb. 12, 2024, EPL's Writer in Residence, Premee Mohamed, will take some of the mystery out of it by going through the steps from start to finish, discussing querying, contracts, and working with editors and agents.

Writing Events

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Writing Resources

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