About the author
Bernice Friesen is a writer and visual artist whose poetry and fiction have been published in numerous periodicals, such as Grain, CV2, Prairie Fire and the Capilano Review. Coteau published her poetry collection Sex, Death and Naked Men in 1998. The title story of her book, The Seasons are Horses, won the Vicky Metcalf Award for Best Young Adult Short Story in Canada. Bernice Friesen was born in Rosthern, Saskatchewan, and now divides her time between Saskatoon and Hornby Island in BC.