Lauren Carter recently moved to The Pas, Manitoba, after living in Ontario for the first forty years of her life. Her first novel, Swarm, will be published by Brindle & Glass in Fall 2013. Her first collection of poetry, Lichen Bright, was published by Your Scrivener Press in 2005. She has also published non-fiction articles, essays, and poetry in several literary journals, including Grain and Prairie Fire, and periodicals including the Globe and Mail, National Geographic Traveler and First Nations Drum.
She blog about her adjustment to living in the north and the writing life at www.laurencarter.ca/blog and you can find her on Facebook and Twitter (@lcarterwrites)