Meredith Quartermain was born in Toronto but grew up elsewhere in Ontario and in rural British Columbia. At UBC she was intrigued by the poetry of Jack Spicer and Robert Duncan. She also delved into Biology, Latin, Math, Philosophy and Linguistics. For a while she practiced law. She is the author of several books of poetry including Matter, Nightmarker (finalist for the Vancouver Book Award) and Vancouver Walking (winner of a BC Book Award). Recipes From the Red Planet, a book of microfiction, will appear from BookThug this fall. She runs Nomados Literary Publishers with husband Peter Quartermain.
Courses by Meredith Quartermain at the TNSoW: