KATHERINE FAWCETT is a Montreal-born, Calgary-raised writer, currently living in Squamish, BC. Her first book, The Little Washer of Sorrows (Thistledown, 2015) was a finalist for the Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Fiction of the Fantastical in 2016, shortlisted for the ReLit award in the same year, and was recently translated into French. Her second book, The Swan Suit (Douglas & McIntyre, 2020) was released two days before COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic. When she isn’t writing, Katherine teaches music at the Whistler and Squamish Waldorf Schools. She enjoys mushroom-hunting, star-gazing, playing cards and some forms of physical activities.