Ann2-CeciSnow-smAnn Brennan, B. A., M.A., is a historical novelist and committed environmentalist.

Her published work includes The Real Klondike Kate, a biography of Katherine Ryan, the first woman to complete the Stikine Trail during the Yukon Gold Rush and first female member of the North-West Mounted Police.

Ann is also the author of The Hawthorn Bush, a book based on her family’s immigration to Canada from Ireland.ECS-Cover100

Her most recent book of poetry, Earth Carries Spirit (2014 Chapel Street Editions) witnesses to the quest for a culture of peace for people and earth. Ann Brennan speaks with a deep sense of the poetics of place. Her themes draw on the past, celebrate the present, and lean powerfully into the future.