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|Member Since||January 11, 2011|
|Bio||Margo teaches workshops on research strategies for writing fiction, non-fiction and humour writing, storytelling, and publicity for authors. She does public speaking, publicity, and photography. The author of P.S. Don’t Tell Your Mother and The Queen of a Gated Community, she is currently writing The Funeral Follower. Margo is the past president of Canadian Authors-Metro Vancouver and is a member of its program & publicity committee. She served nationally as vice-chair and as chair of the Fundraising & Sponsorship Committee. Margo has worked on high-profile public relations projects and events in Canada, the United States and London, England with her Vancouver-based company, Margo Bates Publicity. She belongs to Rainwriters writing group, the Federation of BC Writers and RCLAS – Royal City Literary Arts Society. She’s an alumna of Erma Bombeck Humour Writers Workshop, University of Dayton, Ohio. And, she’s a darn good cook.|