RACHEL LEBOWITZ lives in Halifax, NS, where she coordinates tutoring programs at her community library. Her first book, Hannus (Pedlar Press, 2006), was shortlisted for the 2007 Roderick Haig-Brown Regional BC Book Prize and the Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction. Her other books are the children’s picture book Anything But Hank! (Biblioasis, 2008) and Cottonopolis (Pedlar Press, 2013). Her latest book, The Year of No Summer, is forthcoming from Biblioasis in 2018.