ANGIE ABDOU is the author of seven books, including short prose, novels, and creative nonfiction. Her first novel, The Bone Cage, was a finalist on CBC’s Canada Reads. Angie's first memoir, Home Ice: Reflections of a Reluctant Hockey Mom, hit the Canadian bestseller list and the #1 spot on Amazon Canada’s bestselling hockey books. Booklist declared it a “first rate memoir.” Angie Abdou is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Athabasca University. Her newest book is This One Wild Life: A Mother-Daughter Wilderness Memoir. She lives in Fernie, BC.