Born in Edmonton, Alberta of Ukrainian descent, Bociurkiw was living in Vancouver as a feminist/lesbian activitist, writer and film/videomaker when she published The Woman Who Loved Airports (1994), a collection of personal narratives and stories juxtaposing slice-of-life lesbian street lore with stories that explore ethnicity, family and community amid complicated political times. Moving to Toronto, she published a novel, The Children of Mary (2006), a food memoir, Comfort Food for Breakups: The Memoir of a Hungry Girl (Arsenal Pulp, 2007) and a collection of essays, Feeling Canadian: Television, Nationalism and Affect (Wilfrid Laurier Press, 2012).

[BCBW 2012] "Fiction"