Sierra Skye Gemma
Sierra Skye Gemma is an award-winning writer and journalist with dual citizenship in Canada and the United States. She is the recipient of Canada's National Magazine Award for Best New Magazine Writer and National Newspaper Award for Long Feature. Sierra has been listed in contests with House of Anansi Press and Room magazine and has won literary contests sponsored by The New Quarterly and Rhubarb.
Sierra’s nonfiction has been published in The Globe and Mail, The Vancouver Sun, The Vancouver Observer, Sad Mag, WestCoast Families, Plenitude, and elsewhere. Her work has been anthologized in the Best Canadian Essays 2013; Boobs: Women Explore What It Means to Have Breasts; and Rock is Not Dead: Short Fiction Inspired by Rock Music.
Sierra has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. She resides on Vancouver Island in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Her work is made possible by the generous support of the Canada Council for the Arts.