Rita Feutl has worked as a freelance journalist and writer for 20 years, publishing in the Globe & Mail, the Toronto Star, the National Post, the Edmonton Journal, and others. She has also had work published in numerous magazines and in the Sightlines Language Arts textbook. Rescue at Fort Edmonton is her first book publication.
Born in Toronto, Rita Feutl has lived in Paris and Vienna as well as Toronto, London, Ontario, and Regina. Since 1985 she has made Edmonton her home. She has worked as a costumed interpreter at Fort Edmonton Park for the past 10 years, which is the genius for the story Rescue at Fort Edmonton.