Margaret Macpherson is a writer and teacher, originally from Canada's Northwest Territories. She holds a MFA in Creative Writing from UBC and has worked as an essayist and journalist in Halifax, Bermuda and Vancouver. She is a published poet and the author of four non-fiction books including the award winning Nellie McClung: Voice for the Voiceless. Her short story collection Perilous Departures was nominated for a Manitoba Book Award, as was her first novel, Released. Body Trade is Margaret Macpherson's seventh book.
Posted on: Saturday, June 2, 2012
Margaret Macpherson was presented with the 2012 NorthWords Prize, awarded to an outstanding book set in the NorthWest Territories, for her new novel, Body Trade.