Bill Gaston

British Columbia

Bill Gaston worked his fair share of struggling-writer jobs as a logger, salmon fishing guide, group home worker and as a hockey player in the south of France. Now he is an established novelist, playwright and short story writer. For a time he was the editor of Canada’s oldest literary journal, The Fiddlehead, and he currently teaches at the University of Victoria. A Mariner’s Guide to Self Sabotage is ten cautionary tales about characters on the path to self-destruction.