About the Author

Susan Olding was recently named one of The New Quarterly’s “Most Loved Living Writers” alongside authors including Patrick Lane and Alice Munro. Her poetry and prose have appeared widely in literary journals and anthologies across Canada and the United States. She has been a finalist for a National Magazine Award, two Western Magazine Awards, and a CBC Literary Award; she is also a two-time winner of the Event Creative Non-fiction Contest, as well as winner of the Prairie Fire Non-fiction Contest and the Brenda Ueland Prose Prize for Literary Non-fiction.

Born in Toronto, Susan Olding currently lives with her family in Kingston, Ontario, where she works at the Queen’s University Writing Centre.

Posted on December 23, 2015