About the Author

Heather Zwicker


Author

Born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Heather Zwicker has lived in Honolulu, New York City, San Francisco and Mzumbe, Tanzania, but she always comes back to Edmonton. A professor of English at the University of Alberta, she has taught cultural studies courses on the city during the Edmonton Centennial, she served as an adjudicator for the Edmontonians of the Century competition. This book grew from her love of urban history and her desire to give voice to diverse perspectives on Edmonton. She lives in the neighbourhood of Inglewood with her partner and two cats.