Mary Cameron is a former editor of both Quarry Magazine and Prism International, and has been published in Fiddlehead, Malahat, Arc, The New Quarterly, Poetry Canada, Dandelion, Grain, Prairie Fire and other fine literary journals. Her work has been anthologized in: The Last Word: An Insomnia Anthology of Canadian Poetry, A Discord of Flags: Canadian Poets Write About the Persian Gulf War, The Moosehead Anthology: A Collection of Contemporary Canadian Writing and Red in the Window. She received her Masters degree in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia and studied at the Banff Centre for the Arts Writing Studio and the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at the Naropa Institute in Colorado. Mary Cameron spent her childhood in Malaysia, Brazil, and Vancouver and currently lives in Kingston, Ontario where she teaches writing. Clouds Without Heaven (Beach Holme, 1998) is her first poetry collection.