Helen M. Buss (aka Margaret Clarke) is a professor in the English Department at the University of Calgary. She has written fiction and memoir as well as books on Life Writing. She is winner of a best first novel award in Manitoba for her book The Cutting Season and the Gabrielle Roy Prize for Mapping Our Selves. Three of her most recent books published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press are Memoirs from Away: A New Found Land Girlhood, Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley: Writing Lives, edited with D.L. Macdonald and Anne McWhir, and Working in Women’s Archives edited with Marlene Kadar.