Born in Montreal, Kerry-Lee Powell has lived in Australia, Antigua and the United Kingdom, where she studied Medieval and Renaissance literature at Cardiff University and directed a literature promotion agency. Her work has appeared in journals and anthologies throughout the United Kingdom and North America, including The Spectator, The Boston Review and The Virago Writing Women series. In 2013, she won The Boston Review fiction contest, The Malahat Review’s Far Horizons Award for short fiction and the Alfred G Bailey manuscript prize. Her debut collection of poetry, Inheritance, has been shortlisted for the 2015 Gerald Lampert Award for best first book of poetry.
HarperCollins Canada April 2016