Marie Powell, MFA 2011

Marie Powell is the author of more than 40 published children’s books, including the young adult fantasy Last of the Gifted: Spirit Sight (Summer 2020) and Water Sight (Fall 2020). She holds a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. Her award-winning short stories and poetry appear in such literary magazines as Sunlight Press, SubTerrain, Room, and Transition. She has been fiction-nonfiction editor of the literary magazine Spring, has edited Windscript for teen authors twice, and is judging the 2020 Exporting Alberta award for the Canadian Author’s Association–Alberta branch. Marie lives on Treaty 4 land in Regina, Saskatchewan, and her writing workshops and readings are popular across the province.


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