O’CALLAGHAN, SHELLEY worked as a volunteer teacher for two years with the Canadian University Services Overseas in Zambia where she fostered literacy among adults in the rural communities and encouraged girls to stay in school and finish their education. She is passionate about history, social justice and the environment. O’Callaghan practiced environmental law for twenty-five years and has been recognized as one of Canada’s pre-eminent environmental lawyers. O’Callaghan is a member of the North Shore Writers Association, The Whistler Writing Society and the Canadian Creative Non-Fiction Collective. Her book How Deep is the Lake: A Century at Chilliwack Lake is being released by Caitlin Press.