Katherine Fawcett was born in Montreal, raised in Calgary, has lived in Japan, Canmore and Yellowknife, and now calls Pemberton home with her husband and two children. She began her career as a sports writer before venturing into freelance journalism and commercial writing, and eventually turning to fiction. Her award winning short stories have been published in WordWorks, Event, FreeFall, subTerrain and Other Voices. A music teacher, classical pianist and violinist, Katherine also loves a good fiddle jam. The Little Washer of Sorrows is her first book of fiction.