Elizabeth Templeman lives at Heffley Lake, B.C. with her husband and three children. For twenty years, she has taught English as a second language at the University College of the Cariboo in Kamloops. She holds a B.A. from Cornell University, and an M.A. in English from Central Washington University. Her essays and book reviews have been published in various magazines and journals, have been read on CBC's Richardson's Round-up, and have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Her first book, Notes From the Interior (Oolichan, 2003), is an examination of the synergy that occurs when immigrants make their home in a small, rural community. It combines essays, memoir, community history and personal reflections on daily life, art and marriage. ISBN 0-88982-220-4 $21.95

[Oolichan / BCBW 2003]