Joan Marie GalatSpruce Grove, Alberta Joan Marie Galat was a speaker at a talk concert hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme in South Korea. Her speech, The Nature of Night, explored climate change and sustainability, as well as the relationship between art and science in our Earth and...
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