Dave Margoshes is a fiction writer and poet living in Regina, SK. He grew up in the US and attended schools in New York City, rural New Jersey, Vermont, and Iowa. The author of twelve books, including three novels, Margoshes has had his work published in numerous magazines and anthologies throughout North America, including six times in the Best Canadian Stories volumes. Margoshes worked as a newspaper reporter in the US and Canada, and has taught journalism and creative writing. He was writer-in-residence in Winnipeg and Saskatoon and has led creative writing workshops across Canada. His writing has won a number of awards, including the City of Regina Writing Award, the John V. Hicks Award for Fiction, and the Stephen Leacock Prize for Poetry.