Lori Hahnel's new novel, Flicker, is forthcoming from the University of Calgary Press Brave & Brilliant Series on Sept. 15, 2023. Lori is the author of two previous novels, Love Minus Zero and After You’ve Gone, and two story collections, Nothing Sacred and Vermin: Stories (Enfield & Wizenty 2020). Vermin won the 2022 Short Story Collection Award at the Alberta Literary Awards, and was a finalist for a High Plains Award, the CAA Fred Kerner Award and the Saskatchewan Foundation for the Arts Glengarry Book Award. Her credits include CBC Radio, The Fiddlehead, Joyland and The Saturday Evening Post. Lori was Author-in-Residence at Calgary Public Library in 2020, and a mentor at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity's Summer Writers Retreat in 2018.