Connie Barnes Rose
Connie Barnes Rose is a native of Amherst, Nova Scotia. She moved to Montreal where she met her husband and where they raised their two daughters. She earned a BA in Creative Writing in 1992 and an ma in English from Concordia University in 1996. Her collection of linked short stories, Getting Out of Town, was published in 1997 and short-listed for the qspell Award and the Dartmouth Award. Since then she has taught creative writing at the Quebec Writer’s Federation as well as at Concordia University. She continues to live with her husband in Montreal and still manages to return to Nova Scotia every summer.