ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Katie Bickell emigrated from England to northern Alberta in 1990. Her fiction has been published in the Tahoma Literary Review, Alberta Views, and EDify, and her essays have appeared in WestWord Magazine, HERizons Magazine, and on The Temper. Her first novel, Always Brave, Sometimes Kind, was released on September 29, 2020.
She is currently working on a memoir about unexpected pregnancy and young motherhood (working title: Kicked), and is involved in a yearlong ghostwriting project with an influential client. She is the recipient of two Alberta Foundation of the Arts Individual Artists Grants and is founder of The Word Shop, a writing company that serves job-seekers, creative writing students, and small business owners.
Katie lives in Sherwood Park, Alberta, just outside of Edmonton, with her husband and daughters.