The Fernie Heritage  Library hosts the next Booked! Fernie Writers’ Series event of the season on Thursday November 23rd with author Adam Lewis Schroeder. Doors open at 7pm and the discussion and reading starts at 8pm. We will be on-hand selling books.

About Adam Lewis Schroeder:

Adam Lewis Schroeder grew up in Vernon BC and completed an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia in 1999. He has since traveled widely and published stories in more than a dozen journals and anthologies. In 2001 his short fiction collection Kingdom of Monkeys was shortlisted for the Danuta Gleed Award. His novel Empress of Asia was published by Raincoast in 2006 and Thomas Dunne in the US in 2008; a finalist for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize and Amazon.ca/Books in Canada First Novel Award, it was also selected by the Globe & Mail as one of the best books of the year. Douglas & McIntyre published his most recent novel, In the Fabled East, in Spring 2010; it was selected by Amazon.ca as one of the best books of the year and was a finalist for the Commonwealth Regional Writers Prize. In addition Adam is a columnist for CBC Radio One and a Creative Writing instructor at UBC Okanagan. He lives in Penticton BC with his wife and kids.