Nicola Davison is a novelist and portrait photographer, living in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Her first novel, In the Wake, was published with Vagrant Press (an imprint of Nimbus Publishing). It was a finalist for the Jim Connors Dartmouth Book Award, the winner of the Margaret and John Savage First Book Award, as well as the winner of the Miramichi Very Best Book Award for fiction. A graduate of Dalhousie University and the Alistair MacLeod Mentorship Program (with Carol Bruneau), she is a member of the Writers' Union of Canada and serves as Vice President on the board of directors with the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia. She's busy working on another novel (and with any luck, she always will be).