STEPHANIE WROBEL is the bestselling author of Darling Rose Gold. She has an MFA from Emerson College and has had short fiction published in the Bellevue Literary Review. Before turning to fiction, she worked as a creative copywriter at various advertising agencies. Stephanie grew up in Chicago, Illinois, but now lives in the UK with her husband […]


REBECCA WOOD BARRETT is an award-winning filmmaker and writer living in Whistler, B.C. Her short fiction has been published in Room, The Antigonish Review and Pique Newsmagazine. Her children’s chapter book, My Best Friend is Extinct, will be forthcoming in March 2021 with Orca Book Publishers.


K. JANE WATT, principal of Fenton Street Publishing House, works with academic, corporate, government, and non-profit clients to tell the stories of BC. She is an author and editor who has written numerous regional histories, including High Water: Living with the Fraser Floods, winner of the BCHF’s Lieutenant-Governor’s medal for historical writing in 2006. Her […]


STEPHEN VOGLER is an author, playwright and musician living in Whistler and Vancouver. He is the author of Only in Whistler: Tales of a Mountain Town and Top of the Pass: Whistler and the Sea-to-Sky Country, both published by Harbour Publishing. Stephen has written and presented radio documentaries for various CBC Radio programs including Ideas, and has contributed his writing […]


TANYA TRAFFORD is an editor with over twenty years of experience in book publishing, both in-house and as a freelancer. Before moving back to Vancouver Island, she was Senior Editor at Random House Canada, where she edited award-winning fiction and non-fiction and oversaw the RHC cookbook program. Tanya currently acquires and edits middle grade and young adult […]


SUZANNE SUTHERLAND is the Children’s Editor at HarperCollins Canada, where she acquires, commissions, and edits bestselling and award-winning titles for young readers, from board books to YA. Select titles include the Governor General’s Literary Award finalist Break in Case of Emergency by Brian Francis; the nationally bestselling Ice Chips series by Roy MacGregor and Kerry MacGregor, illustrated […]


AMY STUART is the #1 bestselling author of three novels, Still Mine, Still Water, and Still Here. Shortlisted for the Arthur Ellis Best First Novel Award and winner of the 2011 Writers’ Union of Canada Short Fiction Competition, Amy’s writing has previously appeared in newspapers and magazines across Canada. In 2012, Amy completed her MFA in Creative Writing […]


CORDELIA STRUBE is the author of eleven critically acclaimed novels. She has been nominated for the Governor General’s Award, the Trillium Book Award, and longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Her latest release is Misconduct of the Heart.


JUSTIN STOLLER is senior editor (nonfiction) at Simon & Schuster Canada with a special interest in sports, current affairs, personal stories of humour and heart, and tales of extraordinary lives. Justin’s authors include NHL pro hockey players Max Domi and Nick Kypreos, biographer Michael Posner, psychiatrist and medical advisor Dr. David Goldbloom, and journalist Omar […]


SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED – Stephen Vogler & Some Assembly Required are based in Whistler and Vancouver and play regularly in the Sea-to-Sky area. In summer 2019, with the new self-titled EP hot off the presses, Stephen hit the road solo on the west coast, then ventured east for a mini-tour of southern Ontario. The new […]