CARYS CRAGG writes narrative nonfiction. As a graduate of SFU’s The Writer’s Studio, her personal essays have appeared in The Globe & Mail, The Tyee, Understorey, New York Post, and 48 North, amongst others. She is faculty in Child, Family & Community Studies programs at Douglas College, and holds a BA in Human & Social Development and MA in Child & Youth Care from the University of Victoria. She is a new volunteer with Thursdays Writing Collective and Roots of Empathy and is a member of the Child & Youth Care Association of BC and the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. Dead Reckoning: How I Came to Meet the Man Who Murdered My Father (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2017) is her first book. She lives with her son in Vancouver.
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