About the Author

Elizabeth Philips


Elizabeth Philips has been writing professionally for thirty-five years and is the author of four collections of poetry, including Torch River (Brick Books). She has won a National Magazine Award, an Alberta Magazine Award, and two Saskatchewan Book Awards. She has edited over forty books of poetry and fiction and has been the Director of the Banff Centre's Writing with Style program since 2010. She lives in Saskatoon with her partner and two Cairn Terriers. The Afterlife of Birds, her first novel, was a finalist for the Amazon Canada First Novel Award.