Born in Hamburg, Germany. Raised on a farm in the Ottawa Valley. Long-time resident of Montreal and London, England. Have lived, worked or studied in northern England, Scotland, Michigan, Pennsylvania, California, Colombia, Moldova, Romania, Germany, Guatemala, France and now Guelph, Ontario. Short stories published in 40+ litmags and anthologies in Canada, the U.S., Great Britain and Europe. Nominated for a Governor General's Award and a National Magazine Award.