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We are delighted to welcome Peg Fong! 

Petti (Peg) Fong is the journalist who created, hosts and writes the podcast Alone Together: A Curious Exploration of Loneliness from Apostrophe Podcast Network, executive produced by Terry O’Reilly. Over the last 10 years, she has interviewed hundreds of experts on the topic of loneliness and social isolation. She was a staff reporter at The Vancouver SunThe Globe and Mail and the western bureau chief for The Toronto Star Newspaper. Currently, she is the Vancouver correspondent for The Economist Magazine. She has an M.S. Journalism from Columbia University and teaches journalism at Langara College and business at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. In 2003, she was a regional finalist in the Commonwealth Short Story Competition, a finalist in the Edna Staebler Personal Essay Competition for 2019, and a longlist finalist for the Desperate Literature Prize for Short Fiction 2020.

Peg is represented by Carolyn Forde.