Born in Sydney, Australia, and raised in Victoria, British Columbia, M.A.C. Farrant is the acclaimed author of seven previous collections of satirical and humorous short fiction. Her writing has been widely anthologized in North America and has been dramatized for television. M.A.C. is also a frequent contributor to leading magazines such as Adbusters and Geist. A full-time writer currently residing in North Saanich, B.C., she also teaches part-time at the creative writing department in the University of Victoria and reviews books for the Vancouver Sun and TheGlobe and Mail. An active promoter of literary arts, M.A.C. is the co-producer and host of the Sidney Reading Series.
Website: Talon Books
Festivals: 2003, 2007 (spring), 2009 (fall)