Betsy Trumpener

Well-known as the news reporter for CBC North, Trumpener is also a writer, and radio documentary producer. Her non-fiction and fiction writing have been published in the Guardian, the Globe and MailThis Magazine, NOW Magazine, Monday Magazine, the Malahat Review, Event Magazine, the Queen Street Quarterly, Northword Magazine, and filling station. She was the first annual Writer in Residence for the CBC weekend arts show, North By Northwest, and she has been awarded a Western Magazine Award for her column, North of Unreal, a Jack Webster Award for Best Radio Feature, and a Jack Webster Africa Journalism Fellowship. The Butcher of Penetang is her first book.