About the Author

Rita Moir


Rita Moir is the award-winning author of a photo history, The Third Crop (Sono Nis, 2011), and creative non-fiction memoirs: The Windshift Line (Greystone, 2005); Buffalo Jump (Coteau, 1999, Winner of the Hubert Evans Award for Non-Fiction and the VanCity Book Prize); and Survival Gear (Polestar, 1994). For decades she worked as a freelance reporter for the Globe and Mail and CBC Radio, which also produced several of her plays. She lives in BC's Slocan Valley, with her partner, Dan, her cat, Chutney, and her dog, Brier.