Monica Kidd

Monica Kidd

A practising family physician and poet, Monica Kidd grew up in the farming town of Elnora, Alberta, where her family ran the local general store. She went on to study ecology and zoology, and later obtained an MSc in evolutionary biology, working as a seabird biologist on the Labrador coast and then as a reporter for CBC Radio. She has authored seven books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction; her most recent title is Chance Encounters with Wild Animals, a poetry collection published in 2019 by Gaspereau Press.