Annelies Pool has published numerous articles, columns and editorials in more than 30 Canadian periodicals and is a first place recipient of the Jack Sanderson Award for Editorial Writing. She is best-known for the funny, personal columns which she has been writing for many years in various incarnations, the most recent of which was Prelude Notes in above&beyond, Canada’s Arctic Journal. Annelies’s first book iceberg tea, a collection of personal stories was published in 2010. In recent years Annelies has been exploring more creative forms of writing. She has completed her first novel Free Love for which is trying to find a publisher. When she’s not busy with that, she serves as the Executive Director of NorthWords NWT.