Authors & Headliners
Heather Simeney MacLeod
Heather Simeney MacLeod grew up throughout various regions of British Columbia, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories. A few years ago Heather returned to Canada from Scotland, and she is currently a Ph. D. candidate in the Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta. Her dissertation is in contemporary American film and fiction. Heather’s creative nonfiction piece, To Discover the Various Uses of Things was a finalist in the 2011 CBC Literary Competition and went on to win the Malahat Creative Nonfiction prize. She recently published two collections of poetry, The Little Yellow House (McGill University Press) and Intermission (Muses Press). She is a member of the Metis Nation British Columbia.