Ann Diamond is an award-winning Montreal writer of fiction, poetry, and journalism. rnrnShe received her BA from Concordia University in 1973 and later entered the MFA Writing Program at Goddard College where she studied with Raymond Carver.rnrnHer story collection Evil Eye won the Hugh MacLennan Prize for fiction in 1994. A book of poetry, A Nun’s Diary, was adapted for theatre by director Robert Lepage. Other titles include Snakebite (stories), and the novels Mona’s Dance, Dead White Males, and Static Control.rnrnHer work has been published in Best Canadian Stories and The Thinking Heart: Best Canadian Essays, as well as numerous periodicals and anthologies. A memoir, Roads to Freedom, won the 1991 Event Magazine Creative Non-Fiction Prize.rnrnAnn is a part of QWF’s Writers in CEGEPs Program.