Chelene Knight

Chelene Knight - HRE Conference 2018

Session Description
What does it really mean to be home? What does it really mean to belong? The search for both is something that carries a different meaning for different people. Chelene Knight invites you on an oral walking tour through the city of Vancouver as she experienced it in the 80s and 90s. 

Chelene Knight lives and writes in Vancouver. In addition to being a writing workshop facilitator, she is also a literary event organizer, host, and seasoned panelist. She has been published in various Canadian and American literary magazines, and her work is widely anthologized. 

Chelene is currently the managing editor at Room magazine, and the Programming Director for the Growing Room Festival. Braided Skin, her first book (Mother Tongue Publishing, March 2015), has given birth to numerous writing projects including her second book, memoir, Dear Current Occupant (BookThug, 2018). Chelene has just been contracted for her novel which is set Vancouver's Hogan's Alley.

UPDATED: October 20, 2022

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