Best-Selling Canadian Author Kelley Armstrong to Visit Trent University as 2010 Writer in Residence


Kelley Armstrong to Deliver Public Readings and One-on-One Meetings with Students during Week-long Stay at Trent
January 18-22

Tuesday, January 12, 2010, Peterborough

Trent University’s Champlain and Gzowski Colleges are pleased to host best-selling Canadian author, Kelley Armstrong, as the 2010 writer in residence from January 18 to 22, 2010.

Originally from Bolton, Ontario, Kelley Armstrong is a New York Times and Globe and Mail best-selling author. A multifaceted writer, she is the author of the Darkest Powers young adult urban fantasy trilogy, the Women of the Otherworld paranormal suspense series, and the Nadia Stafford crime series. Her first book, Bitten, was published in 2001. In addition to writing, Ms. Armstrong also has ten years experience as a speaker and writing workshop leader.

During her time at Trent, Ms. Armstrong will be leading and participating in a number of events and activities including public readings and book signings, one-on-one meetings and writing discussions with students and writing workshops.

Public readings will be held on Wednesday, January 20 at 7 p.m. in Peter Gzowski College, Room 117, and on Thursday, January 21 at 7 p.m. in Alumni House at Champlain College. In addition, Ms. Armstrong will deliver a public lecture entitled “What is it like to be a Canadian Author?” on Wednesday, January 20 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Benedict Gathering Place in Peter Gzowski College. All events are free to attend.


For more information, please contact:
Derek Newman-Stille, Senior Tutor, Champlain College, (705) 748-1011 x7657