Margaret Macpherson (she/her) has lived and written in Yellowknife, Halifax, Bermuda, Edmonton, Vancouver and Nelson, BC. She has recently decamped to Eastern Ontario. She is the author of eight books, both fiction and non-fiction. Her newest work Tracking the Caribou Queen: Memoir of a Settler Girlhood will be released October 2022. The grande dame of Edmonton Story Slam, Margaret loves the power of the written word as it comes alive on stage. She's a compelling and entertaining speaker and a lover of words, ideas and the mysterious energy of all living things.