Theresa Kishkan is the author of eleven books of poetry and prose. Her essays have appeared in Dandelion, Lake, Contrary, The New Quarterly, Cerise, and many other magazines, and she has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, the Relit Award, the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, and the Hubert Evans Prize for Non?Fiction. Her collection of essays, Phantom Limb, won the first Readers’ Choice Award from the Canadian Creative Non?Fiction Collective in 2009. An essay from Mnemonic won the 2010 Edna Staebler Personal Essay Prize. Kishkan lives with her family on the Sechelt Peninsula on Vancouver Island. She operates High Ground Press with her husband John Pass.