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Maggie deVries

Maggie de Vries is a writer for children and adults and a Lecturer in UBC's Creative Writing Program. She travels extensively, speaking at conferences and doing workshops and author readings for children and adults. Maggie was children's book editor at Orca Book Publishers from 2000 to 2007. She was Vancouver Public Library's first Writer in Residence in 2005, and the University of Northern British Columbia's first Writer in Residence in 2012. She gave a TEDxSFU talk on sex work on November 1, 2014, and is now speaking widely on that subject. Her sister Sarah is one of Vancouver's missing women, and the subject of her memoir Missing Sarah and her most recent novel, Rabbit Ears.

City: Vancouver, Province/Territory: BC