About the Author

Meredith Quartermain


Meredith Quartermain is a poet and novelist living inVancouver, British Columbia. Her first book of poetry, VancouverWalking, won a BC Book Award for poetry; Recipes fromthe Red Planet was a finalist for a BC Book Award for fiction;and Nightmarker was a finalist for a Vancouver Book Award.A novel, Rupert’s Land, was released by NeWest Press in Fall2013. She has since published a collection of stories entitledI, Bartleby and a second novel, U Girl. She is also cofounder ofNomados Literary Publishers, who have brought out more than50 chapbooks of innovative Canadian and US writing since 2002.From 2014 to 2016, she was Poetry Mentor in the SFU Writer’sStudio Program, and she has enjoyed leading workshops atthe Kootenay School of Writing, The Toronto New School ofWriting and Naropa University.