Marcia Walker’s fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The New Quarterly, Fiddlehead, The New York Times, PRISM international, Room, EVENT, Antigonish Review, University of Toronto Magazine, This Magazine, The Globe and Mail, CBC radio and The Broken Social Scene Story Project. Her work has been shortlisted or a finalist for PRISM’s fiction and non-fiction prize, the Writers’ Union of Canada short prose competition, the Lascaux fiction award and the New Works Playwright Festival.
A graduate of the University of Guelph MFA program in creative writing, she has been awarded fellowships and residencies from Yaddo, The Vermont Centre, SLS Georgia, and The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. She has received grants from the Toronto
Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Canadian Council for the Arts. She teaches creative writing through the University of Guelph’s Open Education, the University of Toronto’s Continuing Education and online at One Lit. A host and organizer of the Emerging Writer Reading Series, Marcia lives in Toronto.