Ivan E. Coyote is a writer and performer. She is the author of four books published by Arsenal Pulp Press: the three story collections Close to Spider Man, (shortlisted for the Danuta Gleed Short Fiction Prize), One Man’s Trash, and Loose End (shortlisted for the Ferro-Grumley Women’s Fiction Award), as well as the 2006 novel Bow Grip (also shortlisted for the Ferro-Grumley Women’s Fiction Award). Ivan was also a founding member of the performance collective Taste This. She is a long-time columnist for Xtra! in Toronto and Xtra! West in Vancouver. Originally from the Yukon, Ivan spent many years in Vancouver before relocating to Ottawa in 2007. She plans to return to Vancouver in the fall of 2008.
Festivals: 2006 (fall), 2007 (fall), 2008 (fall)