Betsy Warland has published 12 books of creative nonfiction, poetry and lyric prose. A creative writing teacher, mentor and editor, Warland works with writers from across Canada. Her bestseller book of essays if Breathing the Page—Reading the Act of Writing (2010). Oscar of Between — A Memoir of Identity and Ideas was one of two books that launched Caitlin Press’s Dagger Editions in 2016. Warland received the City of Vancouver Mayor’s Award for Literary Achievement in 2016. A founder of the Canada’s Creative Nonfiction Collective (CNFC), she mentors and teaches in The Writer’s Studio at S.F.U.; and directs and mentors the Vancouver Manuscript Intensive.