Kelley Aitken was born in Vancouver and spent a portion of her childhood in the Philippines. In 1983, she made the first of several trips to Ecuador, and a decade later began writing about the expatriate experience. She is a writer, painter and illustrator and works as an art instructor with women experiencing long-term poverty. Her collection of short stories, Love in a Warm Climate, (The Porcupine’s Quill, 1998) was nominated for the Commonwealth Prize. Several of her stories, essays and poems have been published in Canadian journals. She lives with her partner in Toronto.
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