About the Author

dee Hobsbawn-Smith


Author

dee Hobsbawn-Smith's award-winning poetry, essays, and short fiction has appeared in publications in Canada, the USA, Scotland and elsewhere. She earned her MFA in Writing andher MA in English Lit at the University of Saskatchewan. Her debut poetry collection, WildnessRushing In, published in 2014, was a finalist for Book of the Year and Best Poetry Collection at the Saskatchewan Book Awards. What Can't Be Undone: Stories was published in 2015. She's alocal foods advocate, active in Slow Food for more than twenty years, and has written a stack of books about food, including the award-winning Foodshed: An Edible Alberta Alphabet. Sheserved as the 35th Writer in Residence at Saskatoon Public Library in 2015. Bread & Water: Essays, published in 2021, won the Saskatchewan Book Awards' nonfiction prize. A new poetrycollection, Among the Untamed, is forthcoming next spring. dee lives on the remnants of her family's farm west of Saskatoon.