Cathy Jewison is a short story writer whose fiction collection, The Ugly Truck and Dog Contest and Other Tales of Northern Life, was published by Borealis Press in 2009. Her work has appeared in Storyteller magazine, Imprints 11, Northern Writes 7 and Coming Home. In 2002, Cathy won the Larry Turner Award for non-fiction from the Valley Writers’ Guild, and first prize in the Winners’ Circle contest, an international short story contest organized by the Toronto Branch of the Canadian Authors Association. Her work also received an honourable mention in Storyteller’s Great Canadian Story Contest in 2000 and 2003. Cathy holds university degrees in journalism, English and the humanities, as well as a certificate in adult and continuing education.