Jennifer Bowering Delisle is the author of The Bosun Chair (NeWest 2017), a lyric family memoir set in early twentieth century Newfoundland. Her poetry and prose have been published in magazines and anthologies across North America. She has a PhD in English from UBC, and is also the author of a scholarly monograph. She recently joined the board of NeWest Press, and can sometimes be found teaching creative writing at the U of A Faculty of Extension. She is currently working on a manuscript of lyric essays about family and motherhood. She lives in Edmonton on Treaty 6 territory with her husband and two young children.