Growing up in a co-operative housing project on the tip of Vancouver Island, Buffy Cram spent most of her childhood running wild on beaches with gangs of kids or spying on adults from up trees.
After more than a decade of travelling, she has decided to settle for a while on a small farm on Salt Spring Island. When not farming, she teaches creative writing , plays the banjo, and runs a small business making meditation cushions and repurposed leather handbags.
Buffy Cram’s fiction and non-fiction have appeared in multiple literary publications on both sides of the border as well as in the best-selling anthology, Darwin’s Bastards: Stories From Tomorrow. She has attended residencies at Hedgebrook and the Banff Centre for the Arts and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from UBC. She has been a fiction finalist for the Western Magazine Awards, has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has won a National Magazine Award for her non-fiction. Her first book, Radio Belly, was published in 2012 by D&M. Her new novel is forthcoming with Douglas & McIntyre.