Margaret Nowaczyk

Margaret Nowaczyk is a pediatrician and a clinical geneticist and a writer. Her short stories and essays have appeared in Prairie Fire, Geist, Examined Life Journal, Intima, Broken Pencil, The New Quarterly, The Antigonish Review, Grain, Litro US, and The Dalhousie Review. She co-edited Polish(ed), a Canadian-Polish diaspora short story anthology (Guernica Editions 2017). Her non-fiction has won the 2018 and 2020 Hamilton Short Works Prizes and the 2020 CNFC-Humber Literary Review contest, and was a finalist for the 2022 National Magazine Awards. Chasing Zebras, a memoir about clinical genetics, mental health, and writing was published by Wolsak&Wynn in 2021, and won the 2022 Sarton Women’s Book Award for Memoir. Wolsak&Wynn will also publish Marrow Memory, a collection of essays in June 2024. She lives in Hamilton, ON with her husband, two cats, and a rescue greyhound, her two sons having flown the coop.

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