About the Author

Arleen Paré


Arleen Par&eacute was born and raised in Montreal, PQ. After completing a BA in Sociology and History and a BA and MA in Social Work, all at McGill University, she moved to Vancouver where she worked in bureaucratic environments for two decades. During this time Par&eacute received her MA in Adult Education at the University of British Columbia. Par&eacute is currently working towards a BA in Fine Arts at the University of Victoria. Par&eacute has published work in several publications, including Geist, CV II, and This Side of West. She co-edited Portfolio Milieu in 2004. She currently lives in Victoria, BC.