Peter Midgley is a writer, storyteller, and editor. He has published three children’s books, one of which won the International Board on Books for Young People Award for Literacy Promotion and has been translated into twenty-seven languages. He has written two plays, and a bilingual volume of poems, perhaps i should / miskien moet ek; another poetry collection, Unquiet Bones, will appear next year. He is a senior editor at the University of Alberta Press, and just recently received the Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence. His new book, Counting Teeth (Wolsak & Wynn), is an elegant memoir about the African country Namibia, his childhood home. Midgley lives in Edmonton AB.