Rhea Tregebov is an award-winning poet and celebrated author of children’s picture books. She was born in Saskatoon and raised in Winnipeg. Her first novel, The Knife Sharpener’s Bell, was listed in the Globe and Mail‘s top 100 books. Tregebov worked for many years as a freelance writer and editor in Toronto. From 2004 to 2017 she taught in the UBC Creative Writing Program. Now an Associate Professor Emerita, she continues to live and write in Vancouver.