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Emily Urquhart named Wilfrid Laurier University’s new Edna Staebler writer-in-residence

Creative non-fiction author Emily Urquhart has been named Wilfrid Laurier University’s Edna Staebler writer-in-residence for winter 2018.

Urquhart, who is based in Kitchener, Ontario, is the author of Beyond the Pale: Folklore, Family, and the History of our Hidden Genes (HarperCollins, 2015), which was shortlisted for the B.C. National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction.