Charlotte Gill was born in London and raised in the United States and Canada. She is the author of Eating Dirt, a national bestseller that won the B.C. National Award for Canadian Nonfiction. This title was also a finalist for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize and the RBC Taylor Prize. Her previous book, Ladykiller, was a Governor General’s Award nominee. Her fiction and narrative nonfiction have appeared in Vogue, Hazlitt, and many other newspapers and magazines. Gill is the Rogers Communications Chair in Literary Journalism at the Banff Centre, and she is also faculty in the MFA program in creative nonfiction at the University of King’s College. She lives on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, Canada.