About the Author

Reesa Steinman Brotherton


Born into an impoverished New Brunswick family, like her protagonist in Melba’s Wash, Reesa Steinman Brotherton was taken to Montreal, raised Jewish, then at age 10, sent back to her family of origin. A “Dark Horse” among Canadian authors, she received certificates of Creative Writing from Humber College, Mount University College, and has published many works in Saskatchewan, along with author readings.