Rosemary Nixon is a writer, teacher, and editor. She has two collections of short stories, Mostly Country, and The Cock’s Egg, winner of the Howard O’Hagan Short Fiction Award. Her new novel Kalila (Goose Lane), a story of infant loss, was written on two continents over fifteen years. Nixon has taught creative writing at the University of Calgary, Chinook College, and Sage Hill Writing Experience. She was Canadian Writer-in-Residence for the Markin-Flanagan Distinguished Writers Programme and has just completed a stint as Writer0-in-Residence at the University of Windsor. Nixon lives in Calgary.