Jen Sookfong Lee

Jen Sookfong Lee was born and raised in Vancouver’s Eastside, where she now lives with her husband and son. Her books include The End of East and Shelter, a novel for young adults. Her poetry, fiction and articles have appeared in a variety of magazines and anthologies, including TOK: Writing the New City, the Antigonish Review and Event. A popular radio personality, Jen is the voice behind "Westcoast Words," a weekly writing column featured on CBC Radio One’s On the Coast and All Points West. She appears regularly as a columnist on The Next Chapter with Shelagh Rogers and is a frequent co-host of the Studio One Book Club.