About the Author

Maurice Mierau


Born in Indiana, Maurice Mierau grew up in Nigeria, Manitoba, Jamaica, Kansas, and Saskatchewan, and now lives in Winnipeg. You can watch a video trailer for Detachment: An Adoption Memoir (Freehand Books) here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=g9n-HmUJTyA. Maurice is also the author of several books of poetry, including Fear Not, which won the ReLit Award in 2009, and his first collection, Ending with Music (Brick Books, 2002).