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award winning crime writer

Sam Wiebe is the award-winning author of the Wakeland novels, one of the most authentic and acclaimed detective series in Canada, including Invisible Dead (“the definitive Vancouver crime novel”) and Cut You Down (“successfully brings Raymond Chandler into the 21st century”).


Wiebe’s other books include Never Going Back, Last of the Independents, and the Vancouver Noir anthology, which he edited.


Wiebe’s work has won the Crime Writers of Canada award and the Kobo Emerging Writers prize, and been shortlisted for the Edgar, Hammett, Shamus, and City of Vancouver book prizes. His original film/tv projects have been optioned, and his short stories have appeared in ThugLit, Spinetingler, and subTerrain, as well as anthologies by Houghton-Mifflin and Image Comics. Wiebe is a former VPL Writer in Residence. @sam_wiebe  


Sam is represented by Chris Casuccio at WCA (literary) and Rena Zimmerman at Great North Artists (film/tv)


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