Marilyn Gear Pilling
Marilyn Gear Pilling lives in Hamilton, Ontario and has roots in Huron County. She is the author of two collections of short fiction and four of poetry. A finalist for the CBC literary awards and the Western Magazine Awards, she has won nine Hamilton and Region Arts Council awards for her poetry and short fiction. Most recently, one of her poems won Descant's "Best Canadian Poem" Winston Collins award and appeared in Best Canadian Poetry in English, 2010.