Alice Walsh writes fiction and non-fiction for children and adults. A number of her books have been listed as Best Books for Children and Teens in Canada. Her juvenile novel, Pomiuk: Prince of the North (Beach Holme), won the 2005 Ann Connor Brimer Award. Alice studied early childhood education, has an MA in English, and has worked as a preschool teacher and creative writing instructor. Alice grew up in Newfoundland and currently lives in Nova Scotia.