A former community newspaper reporter, editor and Agriculture Canada communications officer, Heather Leask Armstrong is a librarian and free-lance writer. She has had articles and columns published in The Farmers Independent Weekly, The Western Producer, The Carman Valley Leader, Cottage Magazine, and Canadian Homestead. Her poetry and short stories have appeared in The Collective Consciousness Journal. She currently has the enviable job of being surrounded by books as the librarian at her former high school. She had recently returned to her editing roots and is editing a novel written by a former Reuters journalist.