About the Author

Bill Stenson


Bill Stenson won the Great BC Novel contest with his compelling novel, Ordinary Strangers (MTP, 2018). His books of fiction include Translating Women, Svoboda and Hanne and Her Brother. His work has appeared in many literary magazines in Canada and the US. He was born in Nelson, B.C., went to a one-room schoolhouse on Thetis Island and grew up on a small farm in Duncan. He taught English and Creative Writing at various high schools, the Victoria School of Writing and the University of Victoria. He lives in the Cowichan Valley, B.C.