Lesley-Anne Bourne received a B.A. Hons. in English and Creative Writing from York University and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. She was a recipient of a Canada Council of the Arts writing grant and several scholarships to attend the Writers Studio at The Banff Centre of the Arts. She has published three books of poetry: The Story of Pears (short-listed for the League of Canadian Poets' first-book award), Skinny Girls, and Field Day. She has won the Air Nova/Milton Acorn Poetry Award and Carl Sentner Fiction Award, and received the 1994 Air Canada/Canadian Authors' Association Award for a Canadian writer under thirty with outstanding promise. Her poems and fiction have been included in a half-dozen anthologies. Her first novel, The Bubble Star, was published in 1998 by The Porcupine's Quill Press. She has been an instructor at the Maritime Writers Workshop and Artsperience.

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Nelson Canada, 1995

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