About the Author

Betsy Warland


Betsy Warland has published thirteen books of creative nonfiction, lyric prose and poetry. Warland's 2010 book of essays on writing, BREATHING THE PAGE: READING THE ACT OF WRITING, became a bestseller. OSCAR OF BETWEEN: A MEMOIR OF IDENTITY AND IDEAS (2016) became the basis for Lloyd Burritt's chamber opera, THE ART OF CAMOUFLAGE in 2018. Author, mentor, teacher, manuscript consultant, editor, and Director of Vancouver Manuscript Intensive, Warland received the City of Vancouver Mayor's Award for Literary Excellence in 2016.