Markus, B.A.

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B.A. Markus is a writer, teacher, and performer living in Montreal She writes song lyrics for Michael Jerome Browne, Bob Walsh, and Eric Bibb. In 2018 she won the Malahat Open Season Award for Creative Nonfiction and in 2014 she won the carte blanche CNFC prize. She has been on the shortlist for the QWF/CBC Quebec Writing Competition twice and the CBC Creative Non-Fiction Long List twice. Her essays and stories appear in literary journals and anthologies, and she enjoys telling stories in the Confabulation, Yarn and This Really Happened storytelling series. She is currently writing a collection of monologues entitled What Mommy Needs about what mothers do to survive mothering.