MARGARET NOWACZYK, MD, MFA, is a clinical geneticist and a writer. She is a professor of pathology and molecular medicine and pediatrics at McMaster University’s DeGroote School of Medicine in Hamilton, ON. Her memoir Chasing Zebras (Wolsak&Wynn 2021) won the 2022 Sarton Award for Memoir. Her writing has appeared in numerous literary magazines. Her as yet untitled collection of essays is forthcoming in Spring 2024.
She lives in Hamilton with her husband, a foundling cat, and a rescue greyhound, her two sons having flown the coop.