Myrna Kostash

Myrna Kostash writes literary and creative nonfiction. She lives in Edmonton when she is not travelling in pursuit of her literary interests and passions, from the site of the mass grave of Cree warriors in Battleford, Saskatchewan, to the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. Her latest book, The Seven Oaks Reader (NeWest), combines period accounts, histories, memoirs, songs and fictional retellings, from a wide range of sources, to relate the story of the Battle of Seven Oaks, a still-controversial conflict from the early 1800s Fur Trade Wars in what is now West Kildonan, Winnipeg.