Candace Savage was born in the Peace River Country of northern Alberta and educated at the University of Alberta. She is the award-winning author of more than two dozen books including A Geography of Blood, which won the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction.. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and, in 1994, was inducted into the Honor Roll of the Rachel Carson Institute, Chatham College, in Pittsburgh. She shares her time between Eastend and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Savage has a beautiful facility with language and brings the reader into the heart of the Prairies.”