CEDAR BOWERS‘s fiction has been published in Joyland and Taddle Creek. Astra is her first novel. With her husband, novelist Michael Christie, and their two children, she divides her time between Galiano Island and Victoria, the unceded Coast Salish Territory including that of the W̱SÁNEĆ, Lkwungen, Penelakut, Hwlitsum, and Tsawwassen First Nations.