When Ruth E. Walker joined 39 other writers and signed up for the July 2014 Muskoka Novel Marathon, she hoped for two things. To raise at least $500 in support of literacy programs and to get some time to work on a new novel. She succeeded on both counts, raising more than $1600 to support the...
Meredith Quartermain was born in Toronto, grew up in the Kootenays, BC, and now lives in Vancouver. She has degrees in English and Law from UBC. She has taught English at UBC and Capilano College, and has enjoyed leading writing workshops at Naropa University and the Kootenay School of Writing. With her husband, Peter Quartermain, she runs Nomados Literary Publishers, which has published more than 30 books of innovative writing. Her work has appeared in the Walrus, Matrix, the Literary Review of Canada, Prism International, The Capilano Review, West Coast Line, filling Station, Raddle Moon, Canadian Literature, and other magazines. Vancouver Walking won the BC Book Award for Poetry in 2006, and Nightmarker was a finalist for the 2009 Vancouver Book Award