Born and educated in Edmonton, AB, Barbara Langhorst taught at St. Peter’s in Muenster, SK for nearly twenty years. Her first book, restless white fields (NeWest 2012), won poetry awards in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Her debut novel, Want (Palimpsest 2018), was shortlisted for the Regina Public Library’s Book of the Year. Her next novel, The Winter-Blooming Tree, will be released by Palimpsest in fall 2021. Back in Edmonton once more, Barbara shares a tiny perfect kitchen with her husband Michael and their beloved pets.