Brian Fawcett grew up in Prince George, BC. After several years in the BC Forest Service, he left at age 22 to study with R. Murray Schafer and Robin Blaser at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver. He has worked as a community organizer and urban planner in Greater Vancouver, and has taught in maximum security federal prisons. Today, he lives in Toronto with his wife Leanna Crouch and daughter Hartlea where he writes full time, and gardens. He is a founding editor of the Internet news service www.dooneyscafe.com. His writing has appeared in Books in Canada and the Globe & Mail.