Marjorie Doyle was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland. She received an M.A. from Memorial University in 1987. For ten years she worked as a broadcaster on various CBC radio shows, including five years as host of That Time of the Night. She was a columnist with the Globe and Mail 1997-2000, a music columnist with the St. John’s Evening Telegram 1989-91. She's published in Queen's Quarterly, The Antigonish Review, The Fiddlehead, Geist, Descant, Azure, Ottawa Citizen, This Magazine, Calgary Herald, National Post, and the Dictionary of Canadian Biography. She has mentored and taught creative non-fiction at Memorial University, and has read across Canada. In the winter of 2009, Marjorie was Haig-Brown Writer-in-Residence at Campbell River, B.C. Visit www.marjoriedoyle.ca.