Marguerite Pigeon is a writer of fiction and poetry. Her book of poems, Inventory (Anvil Press, 2009), was nominated for the Gerald Lampert Award. Her novel, Open Pit, appeared in 2013 with NeWest Press. Her first collection of short stories, Some Extremely Boring Drives, was released in September, 2014, also from NeWest. A former journalist for radio and television, Marguerite completed a Creative Writing MFA at UBC. She has attended residencies at the Banff Writing Studio and the Fundacion Valparaiso, in Spain. Originally from Blind River, northern Ontario, she currently lives in Vancouver, where she works as a freelance editor. Currently, she is finishing a book-length poem on the subject of fashion.