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 volunteers with Roots of Empathy and is a member of the Child & Youth Care Association of BC, the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors, and Crime Writers of Canada. Dead Reckoning: How I Came to Meet the Man Who Murdered My Father – a Globe & Mail Best 100 Book of 2017 and finalist for the Hubert Evans BC Book Prize – is her first book. She lives with her son in Port Coquitlam.
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